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MedKoo CAT#: 596177

CAS#: 476-45-9

Description: Javanicin is an Antibacterial Naphthaquinone from an Endophytic Fungus of Neem, Chloridium sp.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 476-45-9

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 596177
Name: Javanicin
CAS#: 476-45-9
Chemical Formula: C15H14O6
Exact Mass: 290.079
Molecular Weight: 290.27
Elemental Analysis: C, 62.07; H, 4.86; O, 33.07

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Synonym: Javanicin; HSDB 3501; HSDB-3501; HSDB3501; BRN 2296055; Javanicin (Fusarium);

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5,8-dihydroxy-6-methoxy-2-methyl-3-(2-oxopropyl)naphthalene-1,4-dione


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H14O6/c1-6(16)4-8-7(2)13(18)11-9(17)5-10(21-3)15(20)12(11)14(8)19/h5,17,20H,4H2,1-3H3

SMILES Code: O=C(C1=C2C(O)=CC(OC)=C1O)C(CC(C)=O)=C(C)C2=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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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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