Efavirenz, (R)-

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MedKoo CAT#: 598164

CAS#: 154801-74-8

Description: Efavirenz, (R)- is a nonnucleoside HIV-1 reverse transcriptase inhibitor. Efavirenz, (R)- is an antiviral.

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Efavirenz, (R)-
CAS# 154801-74-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 598164
Name: Efavirenz, (R)-
CAS#: 154801-74-8
Chemical Formula: C14H9ClF3NO2
Exact Mass: 315.0274
Molecular Weight: 315.67
Elemental Analysis: C, 53.27; H, 2.87; Cl, 11.23; F, 18.05; N, 4.44; O, 10.14

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Synonym: Efavirenz, (R)-; L 743725; L-743725; L743725;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (R)-6-chloro-4-(cyclopropylethynyl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)-1,4-dihydro-2H-benzo[d][1,3]oxazin-2-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C14H9ClF3NO2/c15-9-3-4-11-10(7-9)13(14(16,17)18,21-12(20)19-11)6-5-8-1-2-8/h3-4,7-8H,1-2H2,(H,19,20)/t13-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O=C1NC2=CC=C(Cl)C=C2[C@@](C(F)(F)F)(C#CC3CC3)O1

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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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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