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MedKoo CAT#: 562360

CAS#: 327031-55-0

Description: VLX600 is a cell-permeable anticancer agent. It acts by reducing mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in tumor cells.

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VLX600, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 562360
Name: VLX600
CAS#: 327031-55-0
Chemical Formula: C17H15N7
Exact Mass: 317.1389
Molecular Weight: 317.35
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.34; H, 4.76; N, 30.90

Synonym: VLX600; VLX600; VLX600; OxPhos Inhibitor;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 6-Methyl-3-((2Z)-2-(1-(2-pyridinyl)ethylidene)hydrazino)-5H-[1,2,4]triazino[5,6-b]indole


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C17H15N7/c1-10-6-5-7-12-14(10)19-16-15(12)22-24-17(20-16)23-21-11(2)13-8-3-4-9-18-13/h3-9H,1-2H3,(H2,19,20,23,24)/b21-11-


Technical Data

Solid powder

>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).

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).

Harmonized System Code:


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