Tafluprost acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 591323

CAS#: 209860-88-8

Description: Tafluprost acid is a selective agonist at the prostaglandin F receptor, increasing outflow of aqueous fluid from the eyes and thus lowering intraocular pressure. This product is supplied as a solution in methyl acetate.

Chemical Structure

Tafluprost acid
CAS# 209860-88-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591323
Name: Tafluprost acid
CAS#: 209860-88-8
Chemical Formula: C22H28F2O5
Exact Mass: 410.19
Molecular Weight: 410.460
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.38; H, 6.88; F, 9.26; O, 19.49

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Synonym: Tafluprost acid; UNII-WTV8EPZ396;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5-Heptenoic acid, 7-((1R,2R,3R,5S)-2-((1E)-3,3-difluoro-4-phenoxy-1-buten-1-yl)-3,5-dihydroxycyclopentyl)-, (5Z)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C22H28F2O5/c23-22(24,15-29-16-8-4-3-5-9-16)13-12-18-17(19(25)14-20(18)26)10-6-1-2-7-11-21(27)28/h1,3-6,8-9,12-13,17-20,25-26H,2,7,10-11,14-15H2,(H,27,28)/b6-1-,13-12+/t17-,18-,19+,20-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O=C(O)CCC/C=C\C[C@@H]1[C@@H](/C=C/C(F)(F)COC2=CC=CC=C2)[C@H](O)C[C@@H]1O

Appearance: liquid

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

Product Data:

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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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