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MedKoo CAT#: 598493

CAS#: 16816-67-4

Description: Pantethine is a derivative of vitamin B5.

Price and Availability

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
1g USD 260 2 Weeks
5g USD 550 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-07-10. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Pantethine purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 598493
Name: Pantethine
CAS#: 16816-67-4
Chemical Formula: C22H42N4O8S2
Exact Mass: 554.2444
Molecular Weight: 554.71
Elemental Analysis: C, 47.64; H, 7.63; N, 10.10; O, 23.07; S, 11.56

Synonym: Pantethine; LBF disulfide; Lipodel; Pantosin; D-Pantethine;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2R,2'R)-N,N'-(((disulfanediylbis(ethane-2,1-diyl))bis(azanediyl))bis(3-oxopropane-3,1-diyl))bis(2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethylbutanamide)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C22H42N4O8S2/c1-21(2,13-27)17(31)19(33)25-7-5-15(29)23-9-11-35-36-12-10-24-16(30)6-8-26-20(34)18(32)22(3,4)14-28/h17-18,27-28,31-32H,5-14H2,1-4H3,(H,23,29)(H,24,30)(H,25,33)(H,26,34)/t17-,18-/m0/s1


Technical Data

Solid powder

>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).

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).

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