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MedKoo CAT#: 596093

CAS#: 60263-07-2

Description: Jacaranone is a cytotoxic semibenzoquinone.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 60263-07-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 596093
Name: Jacaranone
CAS#: 60263-07-2
Chemical Formula: C9H10O4
Exact Mass: 182.0579
Molecular Weight: 182.17
Elemental Analysis: C, 59.34; H, 5.53; O, 35.13

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Synonym: Jacaranone;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: methyl 2-(1-hydroxy-4-oxocyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-yl)acetate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C9H10O4/c1-13-8(11)6-9(12)4-2-7(10)3-5-9/h2-5,12H,6H2,1H3


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

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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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