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MedKoo CAT#: 330026

CAS#: 123-78-4

Description: Sphingosine is formed primarily from the breakdown of ceramide. Sphingosine inhibits protein kinase C and phosphatidic acid phosphohydrolase. D-sphingosine, a lipid possessing the same hydrophobic base as ceramide but without a carbohydrate residue, efficiently blocked this glycolipid antigen presentation both in vitro and in spinal cords of EAE mice, and significantly decreased IL-17 and ameliorated the pathological symptoms.

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Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 330026
Name: D-Sphingosine
CAS#: 123-78-4
Chemical Formula: C18H37NO2
Exact Mass: 299.2824
Molecular Weight: 299.499
Elemental Analysis: C, 72.19; H, 12.45; N, 4.68; O, 10.68

Synonym: (−)-Sphingosine; D-erythro-Sphingosine C-18; Sphingosine (d18:1); D-Sphingosine;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2S-amino-4E-octadecene-1,3R-diol


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C18H37NO2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-18(21)17(19)16-20/h14-15,17-18,20-21H,2-13,16,19H2,1H3/b15-14+/t17-,18+/m0/s1


Technical Data

Solid powder

>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).

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).

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