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MedKoo CAT#: 412320

CAS#: 35700-23-3

Description: Carboprost a nonsteroidal abortifacient agent that is effective in both the first and second trimesters of PREGNANCY.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 35700-23-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 412320
Name: Carboprost
CAS#: 35700-23-3
Chemical Formula: C21H36O5
Exact Mass: 368.2563
Molecular Weight: 368.51
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.45; H, 9.85; O, 21.71

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Synonym: Carboprost; U-32921; U32921; U 32921

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 9,11,15-trihydroxy-15-methyl-, (5Z,9alpha,11alpha,13E,15S)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C21H36O5/c1-3-4-9-13-21(2,26)14-12-17-16(18(22)15-19(17)23)10-7-5-6-8-11-20(24)25/h5,7,12,14,16-19,22-23,26H,3-4,6,8-11,13,15H2,1-2H3,(H,24,25)/b7-5-,14-12+/t16-,17-,18+,19-,21+/m1/s1

SMILES Code: CCCCC[C@](C)(O)/C=C/[C@@H]1[C@H]([C@@H](O)C[C@H]1O)C/C=C\CCCC(O)=O

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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8: Yin L, Meng X, Zhou X, Zhang T, Sun H, Yang Z, Yang B, Xiao N, Fawcett JP, Yang Y, Gu J. Simultaneous determination of carboprost methylate and its active metabolite carboprost in dog plasma by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry with positive/negative ion-switching electrospray ionization and its application to a pharmacokinetic study. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2015 Aug 15;998-999:8-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2015.05.039. Epub 2015 Jun 25. PMID: 26149245.

9: Bai J, Sun Q, Zhai H. A comparison of oxytocin and carboprost tromethamine in the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in high-risk patients undergoing cesarean delivery. Exp Ther Med. 2014 Jan;7(1):46-50. doi: 10.3892/etm.2013.1379. Epub 2013 Nov 1. PMID: 24348762; PMCID: PMC3861477.

10: Balki M, Erik-Soussi M, Ramachandran N, Kingdom J, Carvalho JC. The Contractile Effects of Oxytocin, Ergonovine, and Carboprost and Their Combinations: an In Vitro Study on Human Myometrial Strips. Anesth Analg. 2015 May;120(5):1074-84. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000682. PMID: 25822922.