Vinblastine Free Base

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CAS#: 865-21-4 (free base)

Description: Vinblastine Free Base is an antitumor alkaloid isolated from Vinca rosea.

Chemical Structure

Vinblastine Free Base
CAS# 865-21-4 (free base)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 414296
Name: Vinblastine Free Base
CAS#: 865-21-4 (free base)
Chemical Formula: C46H58N4O9
Exact Mass: 810.42
Molecular Weight: 810.980
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.13; H, 7.21; N, 6.91; O, 17.75

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Related CAS #: 865-21-4 (free base)   143-67-9 (sulfate)  

Synonym: Vinblastine Free Base; HSDB3263; HSDB 3263; HSDB-3263; NSC49842; NSC-49842; NSC 49842

IUPAC/Chemical Name: methyl (3aR,3a1R,4R,5S,5aR,10bR)-4-acetoxy-3a-ethyl-9-((5S,7R,9S)-5-ethyl-5-hydroxy-9-(methoxycarbonyl)-1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10-octahydro-2H-3,7-methano[1]azacycloundecino[5,4-b]indol-9-yl)-5-hydroxy-8-methoxy-6-methyl-3a,3a1,4,5,5a,6,11,12-octahydro-1H-indolizino[8,1-cd]carbazole-5-carboxylate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C46H58N4O9/c1-8-42(54)23-28-24-45(40(52)57-6,36-30(15-19-49(25-28)26-42)29-13-10-11-14-33(29)47-36)32-21-31-34(22-35(32)56-5)48(4)38-44(31)17-20-50-18-12-16-43(9-2,37(44)50)39(59-27(3)51)46(38,55)41(53)58-7/h10-14,16,21-22,28,37-39,47,54-55H,8-9,15,17-20,23-26H2,1-7H3/t28-,37-,38+,39+,42-,43+,44+,45-,46-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: CC[C@@]1(C[C@@H]2CN(C1)CCc(c([C@@](C(OC)=O)(c3c(OC)cc(N([C@H]4[C@]([C@@H]([C@@]5(C=CCN6CC[C@]74[C@H]56)CC)OC(C)=O)(C(OC)=O)O)C)c7c3)C2)[nH]8)c9c8cccc9)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: 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

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 810.98 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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