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MedKoo CAT#: 412278

CAS#: 76187-10-5

Description: Capnine is a sulfonolipid found in Capnocytophaga bacteria.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 76187-10-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 412278
Name: Capnine
CAS#: 76187-10-5
Chemical Formula: C17H37NO4S
Exact Mass: 351.2443
Molecular Weight: 351.55
Elemental Analysis: C, 58.08; H, 10.61; N, 3.98; O, 18.20; S, 9.12

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Synonym: Capnine

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-Hexadecanesulfonic acid, 2-amino-3-hydroxy-15-methyl-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C17H37NO4S/c1-15(2)12-10-8-6-4-3-5-7-9-11-13-17(19)16(18)14-23(20,21)22/h15-17,19H,3-14,18H2,1-2H3,(H,20,21,22)


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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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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