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MedKoo CAT#: 563122

CAS#: 167695-87-6

Description: N4Py is an excellent synthetic mimic of the Bleomycins (BLMs), which are a family of natural antibiotics used clinically in the treatment of certain cancers.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 167695-87-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 563122
Name: N4Py
CAS#: 167695-87-6
Chemical Formula: C23H21N5
Exact Mass: 367.1797
Molecular Weight: 367.45
Elemental Analysis: C, 75.18; H, 5.76; N, 19.06

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Synonym: N4Py; N-4-Py; N 4 Py;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1,1-di(pyridin-2-yl)-N,N-bis(pyridin-2-ylmethyl)methanamine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C23H21N5/c1-5-13-24-19(9-1)17-28(18-20-10-2-6-14-25-20)23(21-11-3-7-15-26-21)22-12-4-8-16-27-22/h1-16,23H,17-18H2


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: >3 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: 2934.99.03.00

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 367.45 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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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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