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MedKoo CAT#: 600119
Description: Capsaicin is an active component of chili peppers, which are plants belonging to the genus Capsicum. It is an irritant for mammals, including humans, and produces a sensation of burning in any tissue with which it comes into contact. Pure capsaicin is a volatile, hydrophobic, colorless, odorless, crystalline to waxy compound.
MedKoo Cat#: 600119
Chemical Formula: C18H27NO3
Exact Mass: 305.19909
Molecular Weight: 305.41
Elemental Analysis: C, 70.79; H, 8.91; N, 4.59; O, 15.72
Capsaicin purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.
Synonym: Capsicine; Capsicin; PS; C; (E)N(4Hydroxy3methoxybenzyl)8ethylnon6enamide; trans8MethylNvanillylnon6enamide; (E)Capsaicin
IUPAC/Chemical Name: 8-Methyl-N-vanillyl-(trans)-6-nonenamide
InChi Key: YKPUWZUDDOIDPM-SOFGYWHQSA-N
InChi Code: InChI=1S/C18H27NO3/c1-14(2)8-6-4-5-7-9-18(21)19-13-15-10-11-16(20)17(12-15)22-3/h6,8,10-12,14,20H,4-5,7,9,13H2,1-3H3,(H,19,21)/b8-6+
SMILES Code: CC(C)/C=C/CCCCC(NCC1=CC=C(O)C(OC)=C1)=O
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 305.41 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|
1: Boyd K, Shea SM, Patterson JW. The role of capsaicin in dermatology. Prog Drug Res. 2014;68:293-306. Review. PubMed PMID: 24941674.