Caperatic acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 4122712

CAS#: 29227-64-3

Description: Caperatic acid is a biochemical

Chemical Structure

Caperatic acid
CAS# 29227-64-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 4122712
Name: Caperatic acid
CAS#: 29227-64-3
Chemical Formula: C21H38O7
Exact Mass: 402.2618
Molecular Weight: 402.53
Elemental Analysis: C, 62.66; H, 9.52; O, 27.82

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Synonym: Caperatic acid

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-heptadecanetricarboxylic acid monomethyl ester


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C21H38O7/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-17(19(23)24)21(27,20(25)26)16-18(22)28-2/h17,27H,3-16H2,1-2H3,(H,23,24)(H,25,26)


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 402.53 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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