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CAS#: 38566-54-0

Description: Warifteine is a bisbenzylisoquinoline alkaloid isolated from the Cissampelos sympodialis Eichl (Menispermaceae). This plant is used in the folk medicine for the treatment of airway respiratory diseases.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 38566-54-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 585417
Name: Warifteine
CAS#: 38566-54-0
Chemical Formula: C36H38Cl2N2O6
Exact Mass: 664.21
Molecular Weight: 665.608
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.96; H, 5.75; Cl, 10.65; N, 4.21; O, 14.42

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Synonym: Warifteine

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (16R)-10,25-dimethoxy-15-methyl-7,23-dioxa-15,30-diazaheptacyclo[,6.218,21.18,12.027,31.016,35]heptatriaconta-1(30),3(37),4,6(36),8(35),9,11,18,20,24,26,31,33-tridecaene-9,32-diol;dihydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C36H36N2O6.2ClH/c1-38-15-13-25-18-29(41-2)33(39)36-32(25)28(38)17-22-4-6-23(7-5-22)20-43-35-30(42-3)19-24-12-14-37-27(31(24)34(35)40)16-21-8-10-26(44-36)11-9-21;;/h4-11,18-19,28,39-40H,12-17,20H2,1-3H3;2*1H/t28-;;/m1../s1

SMILES Code: OC1=C(OC)C=C2CCN(C)[C@]3([H])CC4=CC=C(C=C4)COC5=C(OC)C=C6CCN=C(C6=C5O)CC7=CC=C(OC1=C23)C=C7.[H]Cl.[H]Cl

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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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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