Eliglustat free base

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CAS#: 491833-29-5 (free base)

Description: Eliglustat, also known as GENZ-112638, (trade name Cerdelga) is a treatment for Gaucher's disease developed by Genzyme Corp that was approved by the FDA August 2014. Commonly used as the tartrate salt, Eliglustat is believed to work by inhibition of glucosylceramide synthase.

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Eliglustat free base
CAS# 491833-29-5 (free base)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 314252
Name: Eliglustat free base
CAS#: 491833-29-5 (free base)
Chemical Formula: C23H36N2O4
Exact Mass: 404.2675
Molecular Weight: 404.551
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.29; H, 8.97; N, 6.92; O, 15.82

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Related CAS #: 928659-70-5 (tartrate)   491833-29-5 (free base)    

Synonym: GENZ112638; GENZ 112638; GENZ-112638; UNIIN0493335P3; Eliglustat tartrate (USAN); eliglustat hemitartrate; Eliglustat; trade name Cerdelga.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: N-((1R,2R)-1-(2,3-dihydrobenzo[b][1,4]dioxin-6-yl)-1-hydroxy-3-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)propan-2-yl)octanamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C23H36N2O4/c1-2-3-4-5-6-9-22(26)24-19(17-25-12-7-8-13-25)23(27)18-10-11-20-21(16-18)29-15-14-28-20/h10-11,16,19,23,27H,2-9,12-15,17H2,1H3,(H,24,26)/t19-,23-/m1/s1


Appearance: White to off-white 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: >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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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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Additional Information

Related CAS#
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491833-29-5 ( Eliglustat free base).