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MedKoo CAT#: 412311

CAS#: 71184-20-8

Description: Carbodine is a biochemical with antiviral activity

Chemical Structure

CAS# 71184-20-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 412311
Name: Carbodine
CAS#: 71184-20-8
Chemical Formula: C10H15N3O4
Exact Mass: 241.1063
Molecular Weight: 241.25
Elemental Analysis: C, 49.79; H, 6.27; N, 17.42; O, 26.53

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Synonym: Carbodine; Carbocyclic cytidine

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-amino-1-(2,3-dihydroxy-4-(hydroxymethyl)cyclopentyl)-, (1R-(1alpha,2beta,3beta,4alpha))-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H15N3O4/c11-7-1-2-13(10(17)12-7)6-3-5(4-14)8(15)9(6)16/h1-2,5-6,8-9,14-16H,3-4H2,(H2,11,12,17)/t5-,6-,8-,9+/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C1N=C(N)C=CN1[C@@H]2[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](CO)C2

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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