Carglumic Acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 317372

CAS#: 1188-38-1

Description: Carglumic acid is an orphan drug, marketed by Orphan Europe under the trade name Carbaglu. Carglumic acid is used for the treatment of hyperammonaemia in patients with N-acetylglutamate synthase deficiency. The initial daily dose ranges from 100 to 250 mg/kg, adjusted thereafter to maintain normal plasma levels of ammonia.

Chemical Structure

Carglumic Acid
CAS# 1188-38-1

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 317372
Name: Carglumic Acid
CAS#: 1188-38-1
Chemical Formula: C6H10N2O5
Exact Mass: 190.05897
Molecular Weight: 190.154
Elemental Analysis: C, 37.90; H, 5.30; N, 14.73; O, 42.07

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Synonym: OE312, OE-312, OE 312, AJ 266447, AJ-26647, AJ26647; Carglumic Acid.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2S)-2-(carbamoylamino)pentanedioic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H10N2O5/c7-6(13)8-3(5(11)12)1-2-4(9)10/h3H,1-2H2,(H,9,10)(H,11,12)(H3,7,8,13)/t3-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C(O)[C@@H](NC(N)=O)CCC(O)=O

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

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 190.154 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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