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MedKoo CAT#: 558465

CAS#: 781-73-7

Description: 2-Acetylfluorene is a product for proteomics research.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 781-73-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 558465
Name: 2-Acetylfluorene
CAS#: 781-73-7
Chemical Formula: C15H12O
Exact Mass: 208.09
Molecular Weight: 208.26
Elemental Analysis: C, 86.51; H, 5.81; O, 7.68

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Synonym: 2-Acetylfluorene; 2 Acetylfluorene; 2Acetylfluorene; 2-Fluorenyl methyl ketone; 2-Acetofluorene;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Ethanone, 1-(9H-fluoren-2-yl)- (9CI)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H12O/c1-10(16)11-6-7-15-13(8-11)9-12-4-2-3-5-14(12)15/h2-8H,9H2,1H3

SMILES Code: CC(C1=CC(CC2=C3C=CC=C2)=C3C=C1)=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: >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 208.26 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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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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2: Zawirska B, Medraś K, Sośnik H. [Pyrrole pigments of organs during 2-amino-N-acetylfluorene-induced carcinogenesis in rats]. Zentralbl Allg Pathol. 1971;114(1):41-50. German. PubMed PMID: 4325442.

3: Sugasawa K, Masutani C, Uchida A, Maekawa T, van der Spek PJ, Bootsma D, Hoeijmakers JH, Hanaoka F. HHR23B, a human Rad23 homolog, stimulates XPC protein in nucleotide excision repair in vitro. Mol Cell Biol. 1996 Sep;16(9):4852-61. PubMed PMID: 8756644; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC231487.

4: Robinson PD, Lutfi HG, Hou Y, Meyers CY. 1,1-Di(9-fluorenyl)ethyl acetate, a by-product from the acetylation of 9-fluorenyllithium. Acta Crystallogr C. 2001 May;57(Pt 5):582-4. Epub 2001 May 15. PubMed PMID: 11353259.

5: Robinson PD, Lutfi HG, Hou Y, Meyers CY. 9-(1-Acetoxyethylidene)fluorene ("diacetylfluorene"), a by-product from the acetylation of 9-fluorenyllithium. Acta Crystallogr C. 2001 Apr;57(Pt 4):428-30. PubMed PMID: 11313583.