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MedKoo CAT#: 534914

CAS#: 22316-71-8

Description: Nitroquine is a bioactive chemical.

Price and Availability

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Pricing updated 2020-11-25. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Nitroquine is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, SDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 534914
Name: Nitroquine
CAS#: 22316-71-8
Chemical Formula: C15H12Cl2N6O
Exact Mass: 362.045
Molecular Weight: 363.202
Elemental Analysis: C, 49.60; H, 3.33; Cl, 19.52; N, 23.14; O, 4.40

Synonym: Nitroquine

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2,4,6-Quinazolinetriamine, N(sup 6)-((3,4-dichlorophenyl)methyl)-N(sup 6)-nitroso- (9CI)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H12Cl2N6O/c16-11-3-1-8(5-12(11)17)7-23(22-24)9-2-4-13-10(6-9)14(18)21-15(19)20-13/h1-6H,7H2,(H4,18,19,20,21)

SMILES Code: NC1=NC(N)=C2C=C(N(CC3=CC=C(Cl)C(Cl)=C3)N=O)C=CC2=N1

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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