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MedKoo CAT#: 562481

CAS#: 476310-60-8

Description: VO-OHpic is an inhibitor of PTEN (phosphatase and tensin homologue deleted on chromosome 10).

Chemical Structure

CAS# 476310-60-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 562481
Name: VO-OHpic
CAS#: 476310-60-8
Chemical Formula: C12H15N2O11V
Exact Mass: 414.0115
Molecular Weight: 414.19
Elemental Analysis: C, 34.80; H, 3.65; N, 6.76; O, 42.49; V, 12.30

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5.0mg USD 230.0 2 Weeks
10.0mg USD 360.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: VO-OHpic; VO OHpic; VOOHpic;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Hydroxy(oxo)vanadium 3-hydroxypyridine-2-carboxylic acid complex trihydrate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/2C6H5NO3.4H2O.O.V/c2*8-4-2-1-3-7-5(4)6(9)10;;;;;;/h2*1-3,8H,(H,9,10);4*1H2;;/q;;;;;;;+3/p-3


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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