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MedKoo CAT#: 562425

CAS#: 313649-08-0

Description: UCF-101 is a selective inhibitor of the pro-apoptotic mitochondrial serine protease Omi/HtrA2 involved in the cellular response to thermal and oxidative stress.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 313649-08-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 562425
Name: UCF-101
CAS#: 313649-08-0
Chemical Formula: C27H17N3O5S
Exact Mass: 495.0889
Molecular Weight: 495.5
Elemental Analysis: C, 65.45; H, 3.46; N, 8.48; O, 16.14; S, 6.47

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Synonym: UCF-101; UCF 101; UCF101;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Dihydro-5-[[5-(2-nitrophenyl)-2-furanyl]methylene]-1,3-diphenyl-2-thioxo-4,6(1H,5H)-pyrimidinedione


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C27H17N3O5S/c31-25-22(17-20-15-16-24(35-20)21-13-7-8-14-23(21)30(33)34)26(32)29(19-11-5-2-6-12-19)27(36)28(25)18-9-3-1-4-10-18/h1-17H

SMILES Code: O=C(/C(C(N1C2=CC=CC=C2)=O)=C/C3=CC=C(C4=CC=CC=C4[N+]([O-])=O)O3)N(C5=CC=CC=C5)C1=S

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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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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