Alprostadil isopropyl ester

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MedKoo CAT#: 573753

CAS#: 217182-28-0

Description: Alprostadil isopropyl ester is a drug used in the treatment of impotence.

Chemical Structure

Alprostadil isopropyl ester
CAS# 217182-28-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 573753
Name: Alprostadil isopropyl ester
CAS#: 217182-28-0
Chemical Formula: C23H40O5
Exact Mass: 396.2876
Molecular Weight: 396.57
Elemental Analysis: C, 69.66; H, 10.17; O, 20.17

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Synonym: Alprostadil impurity J , Alprostadil isopropyl ester, Prostaglandin E1 isopropyl ester

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-Methylethyl 7-((1R,2R,3R)-3-hydroxy-2-((1E,3S)-3-hydroxyoct-1-enyl)-5-oxocyclopentyl)heptanoate


InChi Code: 1S/C23H40O5/c1-4-5-8-11-18(24)14-15-20-19(21(25)16-22(20)26)12-9-6-7-10-13-23(27)28-17(2)3/h14-15,17-20,22,24,26H,4-13,16H2,1-3H3/b15-14+/t18-,19+,20+,22+/m0/s1


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 396.57 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: Hanchanale V, Eardley I. Alprostadil for the treatment of impotence. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2014 Feb;15(3):421-8. doi: 10.1517/14656566.2014.873789. Epub 2013 Dec 26. Review. PubMed PMID: 24369066.

2: Lea AP, Bryson HM, Balfour JA. Intracavernous alprostadil. A review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties and therapeutic potential in erectile dysfunction. Drugs Aging. 1996 Jan;8(1):56-74. Review. PubMed PMID: 8785470.