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CAS#: 531-75-9

Description: Esculin is a coumarin glucoside that is used to identify bacterial species (especially Enterococci and Listeria).

Chemical Structure

CAS# 531-75-9

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 600136
Name: Esculin
CAS#: 531-75-9
Chemical Formula: C15H16O9
Exact Mass: 340.07943
Molecular Weight: 340.28
Elemental Analysis: C, 52.94; H, 4.74; O, 42.32

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Synonym: Aesculin; Esculetin 6Dglucoside

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 7-hydroxy-6-{[(2S,3R,4S,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy- 6-(hydroxymethyl)-2-tetrahydropyranyl]oxy}-2-chromenone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H16O9/c16-5-10-12(19)13(20)14(21)15(24-10)23-9-3-6-1-2-11(18)22-8(6)4-7(9)17/h1-4,10,12-17,19-21H,5H2/t10-,12-,13+,14-,15-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O=C1C=CC2=C(O1)C=C(O)C(O[C@H]3[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](CO)O3)=C2

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.

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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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 340.28 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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1: Tattini M, Di Ferdinando M, Brunetti C, Goti A, Pollastri S, Bellasio C, Giordano C, Fini A, Agati G. Esculetin and esculin (esculetin 6-O-glucoside) occur as inclusions and are differentially distributed in the vacuole of palisade cells in Fraxinus ornus leaves: A fluorescence microscopy analysis. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2014 Jun 28;140C:28-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2014.06.012. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25063983.