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MedKoo CAT#: 558393

CAS#: 255906-59-3

Description: VK3-OCH3 is a selective antitumor agent via heme oxygenase (HO-1) related mechanisms; Vitamine K3 analogue.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 255906-59-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 558393
Name: VK3-OCH3
CAS#: 255906-59-3
Chemical Formula: C14H14O3S
Exact Mass: 262.07
Molecular Weight: 262.32
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.10; H, 5.38; O, 18.30; S, 12.22

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5.0mg USD 230.0 2 Weeks
10.0mg USD 380.0 2 Weeks
50.0mg USD 820.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: VK3-OCH3; VK3 OCH3; VK3OCH3;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-[(2-Methoxyethyl)thio]-3-methyl-1,4-naphthalenedione


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C14H14O3S/c1-9-12(15)10-5-3-4-6-11(10)13(16)14(9)18-8-7-17-2/h3-6H,7-8H2,1-2H3


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

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 262.32 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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