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MedKoo CAT#: 591128

CAS#: 4261-14-7

Description: 9-Benzyladenine is a bioactive chemical.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 4261-14-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591128
Name: 9-Benzyladenine
CAS#: 4261-14-7
Chemical Formula: C12H11N5
Exact Mass: 225.1014
Molecular Weight: 225.26
Elemental Analysis: C, 63.99; H, 4.92; N, 31.09

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Synonym: 9-Benzyladenine; NSC 35649; NSC-35649; NSC35649

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 9-Benzyladenine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C12H11N5/c13-11-10-12(15-7-14-11)17(8-16-10)6-9-4-2-1-3-5-9/h1-5,7-8H,6H2,(H2,13,14,15)


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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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 225.26 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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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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