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MedKoo CAT#: 464728

CAS#: 220355-63-5

Description: WX-UK1 is a novel potent urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA) inhibitor, also inhibiting TMPRSS2 against SARS-COV-2.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 220355-63-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 464728
Name: WX-UK1
CAS#: 220355-63-5
Chemical Formula: C32H47N5O5S
Exact Mass: 613.3298
Molecular Weight: 613.818
Elemental Analysis: C, 62.62; H, 7.72; N, 11.41; O, 13.03; S, 5.22

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Synonym: WX-UK1; WXUK1; WX UK1; UKI-1; UKI1; UKI 1; UKI-1C; UKI1C; UKI 1C;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: ethyl (S)-4-(3-(3-carbamimidoylphenyl)-2-((2,4,6-triisopropylphenyl)sulfonamido)propanoyl)piperazine-1-carboxylate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C32H47N5O5S/c1-8-42-32(39)37-14-12-36(13-15-37)31(38)28(17-23-10-9-11-24(16-23)30(33)34)35-43(40,41)29-26(21(4)5)18-25(20(2)3)19-27(29)22(6)7/h9-11,16,18-22,28,35H,8,12-15,17H2,1-7H3,(H3,33,34)/t28-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C(N1CCN(C([C@@H](NS(=O)(C2=C(C(C)C)C=C(C(C)C)C=C2C(C)C)=O)CC3=CC=CC(C(N)=N)=C3)=O)CC1)OCC

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: To be determined

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: To be determined

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 613.818 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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