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CAS#: 488-41-5

Description: Mitobronitol (1,6-dibromo-1,6-dideoxy-D-mannitol) is a brominated analog of mannitol. It is an anticancer drug that is classified as an alkylating agent. (Source:

Chemical Structure

CAS# 488-41-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 100626
Name: Mitobronitol
CAS#: 488-41-5
Chemical Formula: C6H12Br2O4
Exact Mass: 305.91023
Molecular Weight: 307.96
Elemental Analysis: C, 23.40; H, 3.93; Br, 51.89; O, 20.78

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Synonym: 16dibromo16dideoxyDMannitol

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2S,3S,4S,5S)-1,6-dibromohexane-2,3,4,5-tetraol


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H12Br2O4/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h3-6,9-12H,1-2H2/t3-,4-,5-,6-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O[C@@H]([C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H](O)CBr)CBr

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, not in water

Shelf Life: >2 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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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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Additional Information

Mitobronitol (1,6-dibromo-1,6-dideoxy-D-mannitol) is a brominated analog of mannitol. It is an anticancer drug that is classified as an alkylating agent. Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, alkylating.