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MedKoo CAT#: 100765
Description: Semustine is a drug used in chemotherapy. It is structurally similar to lomustine, being distinguished from it only by an additional methyl group. It has been taken off the drug market for investigation of its cancerous effects, rated as IARC Group 1 carcinogen or a known carcinogen.
MedKoo Cat#: 100765
Chemical Formula: C10H18ClN3O2
Exact Mass: 247.10875
Molecular Weight: 247.72
Elemental Analysis: C, 48.48; H, 7.32; Cl, 14.31; N, 16.96; O, 12.92
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Synonym: CCNU methyl, MCCNU, methyl CCNU, methylCCNU, MeCCNU
IUPAC/Chemical Name: N-(2-Chloroethyl)-N'-(4-methylcyclohexyl)-N-nitrosourea
InChi Key: FVLVBPDQNARYJU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H18ClN3O2/c1-8-2-4-9(5-3-8)12-10(15)14(13-16)7-6-11/h8-9H,2-7H2,1H3,(H,12,15)
SMILES Code: O=C(NC1CCC(C)CC1)N(CCCl)N=O
Appearance: White to light yellow crystalline power
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
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 247.72 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.
|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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semustine is a methylated derivative of carmustine with antineoplastic activity. As an alkylating agent, semustine forms covalent linkages with nucleophilic centers in DNA, causing depurination, base-pair miscoding, strand scission, and DNA-DNA cross-linking, which may result in cytotoxicity. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)