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MedKoo CAT#: 596170

CAS#: 29444-03-9

Description: Jatrophone is a novel macrocyclic diterpenoid tumor inhibitor from Jatropha gossypiifolia.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 29444-03-9

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 596170
Name: Jatrophone
CAS#: 29444-03-9
Chemical Formula: C20H24O3
Exact Mass: 312.1725
Molecular Weight: 312.4
Elemental Analysis: C, 76.89; H, 7.74; O, 15.36

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Synonym: Jatrophone; Jatropha principle; NSC 135037; NSC-135037; NSC135037;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2R,3aR,9E,12Z)-2,5,8,8,12-pentamethyl-2,3,7,8-tetrahydro-3a,6-epoxycyclopenta[12]annulene-4,11-dione


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H24O3/c1-12-8-15-9-13(2)16(21)6-7-19(4,5)11-17-14(3)18(22)20(15,10-12)23-17/h6-9,12H,10-11H2,1-5H3/b7-6+,13-9-/t12-,20+/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C([C@]1(O2)C(/C=C3/C)=C[C@H](C)C1)C(C)=C2CC(C)(C)/C=C/C3=O

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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