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MedKoo CAT#: 525267

CAS#: 198022-65-0

Description: Icofungipen is a novel class of antifungals, beta amino acids, active against Candida species. Icofungipen shows nearly complete oral bioavailability in a variety of species, and its in vivo efficacy indicates its potential for the oral treatment of yeast infections.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 198022-65-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 525267
Name: Icofungipen
CAS#: 198022-65-0
Chemical Formula: C7H11NO2
Exact Mass: 141.07898
Molecular Weight: 141.17
Elemental Analysis: C, 59.56; H, 7.85; N, 9.92; O, 22.67

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Synonym: Icofungipen; PLD 118; PLD118; PLD-118; BAY 10-8888; BAY 108888; BAY108888

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-Amino-4-methylenecyclopentane-1-carboxylic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C7H11NO2/c1-4-2-5(7(9)10)6(8)3-4/h5-6H,1-3,8H2,(H,9,10)

SMILES Code: C=C1C[C@H]([C@H](C1)N)C(=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

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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