MT81 Mycotoxin

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MedKoo CAT#: 534806

CAS#: 93513-59-8

Description: MT81 Mycotoxin is isolated from penicillium nigricans.

Chemical Structure

MT81 Mycotoxin
CAS# 93513-59-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 534806
Name: MT81 Mycotoxin
CAS#: 93513-59-8
Chemical Formula: C22H18O7
Exact Mass: 394.1053
Molecular Weight: 394.379
Elemental Analysis: C, 67.00; H, 4.60; O, 28.40

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Synonym: MT81 Mycotoxin; MT-81 Mycotoxin; MT 81 Mycotoxin

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 9,10-Anthracenedione, 1,5-dihydroxy-3-methyl-8-((2,6,7,7a-tetrahydro-4H-furo(3,2-c)pyran-4-yl)oxy)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C22H18O7/c1-10-8-12-17(14(24)9-10)21(26)19-16(3-2-13(23)18(19)20(12)25)29-22-11-4-6-27-15(11)5-7-28-22/h2-4,8-9,15,22-24H,5-7H2,1H3


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

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 394.379 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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