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CAS#: 221231-10-3

Description: AOD-9604 is a potential anti-obesity peptide based on human growth hormone. AOD9604 was originally developed after research on mice, but subsequent studies in human have shown no efficacy for the potential treatment of obesity.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 221231-10-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 530636
Name: AOD9604
CAS#: 221231-10-3
Chemical Formula: C78H123N23O23S2
Exact Mass: 1,813.86
Molecular Weight: 1,815.100
Elemental Analysis: C, 51.61; H, 6.83; N, 17.75; O, 20.27; S, 3.53

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Related CAS #: 386264-39-7, 221231-10-3,

Synonym: AOD-9604; AOD 9604; AOD9604.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: L-tyrosyl-L-leucyl-L-arginyl-L-isoleucyl-L-valyl-L-glutaminyl-L-cysteinyl-L-arginyl-L-seryl-L-valyl-L-alpha-glutamyl-glycyl-L-seryl-L-cysteinyl-glycyl-L-phenylalanine (7->14)-disulfide.


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C78H123N23O23S2/c1-9-41(8)62(101-68(115)47(18-14-28-86-78(83)84)91-69(116)50(29-38(2)3)95-63(110)45(79)30-43-19-21-44(104)22-20-43)75(122)100-61(40(6)7)74(121)94-49(23-25-56(80)105)67(114)98-55-37-126-125-36-54(65(112)88-32-57(106)89-51(76(123)124)31-42-15-11-10-12-16-42)97-70(117)52(34-102)90-58(107)33-87-64(111)48(24-26-59(108)109)93-73(120)60(39(4)5)99-71(118)53(35-103)96-66(113)46(92-72(55)119)17-13-27-85-77(81)82/h10-12,15-16,19-22,38-41,45-55,60-62,102-104H,9,13-14,17-18,23-37,79H2,1-8H3,(H2,80,105)(H,87,111)(H,88,112)(H,89,106)(H,90,107)(H,91,116)(H,92,119)(H,93,120)(H,94,121)(H,95,110)(H,96,113)(H,97,117)(H,98,114)(H,99,118)(H,100,122)(H,101,115)(H,108,109)(H,123,124)(H4,81,82,85)(H4,83,84,86)/t41-,45-,46-,47-,48-,49-,50-,51-,52-,53-,54-,55-,60-,61-,62-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: CC[C@H](C)[C@@H](C(=O)N[C@@H](C(C)C)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(=O)N)C(=O)N[C@H]1CSSC[C@H](NC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)CNC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)[C@@H](NC1=O)CCCNC(=N)N)CO)C(C)C)CCC(=O)O)CO)C(=O)NCC(=O)N[C@@H](CC2=CC=CC=C2)C(=O)O)NC(=O)[C@H](CCCNC(=N)N)NC(=O)[C@H](CC(C)C)NC(=O)[C@H](CC3=CC=C(C=C3)O)N

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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