Fagaronine chloride

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CAS#: 52259-64-0 (chloride)

Description: Fagaronine chloride is a potent Topoisomerases I inhibitor.

Chemical Structure

Fagaronine chloride
CAS# 52259-64-0 (chloride)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 407365
Name: Fagaronine chloride
CAS#: 52259-64-0 (chloride)
Chemical Formula: C21H20ClNO4
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 385.844
Elemental Analysis: C, 65.37; H, 5.22; Cl, 9.19; N, 3.63; O, 16.59

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Related CAS #: 52259-65-1 (free base)   52259-64-0 (chloride)  

Synonym: Fagaronine chloride; NSC 157995; NSC-157995; NSC157995.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-Hydroxy-3,8,9-trimethoxy-5-methylbenzo(c)phenanthridinium chloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C21H19NO4.ClH/c1-22-11-13-8-19(25-3)20(26-4)9-15(13)14-6-5-12-7-17(23)18(24-2)10-16(12)21(14)22;/h5-11H,1-4H3;1H

SMILES Code: C[N+]1=CC2=CC(OC)=C(OC)C=C2C3=C1C4=CC(OC)=C(O)C=C4C=C3.[Cl-]

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

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 385.844 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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