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MedKoo CAT#: 585336

CAS#: 58449-06-2

Description: Uvaretin displays growth inhibitory effects against human promyelocytic leukemia HL-60 cells.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 58449-06-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 585336
Name: Uvaretin
CAS#: 58449-06-2
Chemical Formula: C23H22O5
Exact Mass: 378.15
Molecular Weight: 378.424
Elemental Analysis: C, 73.00; H, 5.86; O, 21.14

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Synonym: Uvaretin

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-[2,4-dihydroxy-3-[(2-hydroxyphenyl)methyl]-6-methoxyphenyl]-3-phenylpropan-1-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C23H22O5/c1-28-21-14-20(26)17(13-16-9-5-6-10-18(16)24)23(27)22(21)19(25)12-11-15-7-3-2-4-8-15/h2-10,14,24,26-27H,11-13H2,1H3


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

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 378.42 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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9: Weeramange C, Lansakara A, Dallman J, Nguyen T, Hulangamuwa W, Rafferty RJ. New methods to assess 6-thiopurine toxicity and expanding its therapeutic application to pancreatic cancer via small molecule potentiators. Medchemcomm. 2019 Mar 18;10(5):717-725. doi: 10.1039/c9md00010k. eCollection 2019 May 1. PubMed PMID: 31191862; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6533796.