Lycorine HCl

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MedKoo CAT#: 598814

CAS#: 2188-68-3 (HCl)

Description: Lycorine HCl is the main phenanthridine Amaryllidaceae alkaloid which exhibits significant antitumor activity in cancer cells that display resistance to proapoptotic stimuli.

Price and Availability

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
50mg USD 350 2 Weeks
100g USD 650 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-10-26. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Lycorine HCl 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#: 598814
Name: Lycorine HCl
CAS#: 2188-68-3 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C16H18ClNO4
Exact Mass: 323.0924
Molecular Weight: 323.77
Elemental Analysis: C, 59.36; H, 5.60; Cl, 10.95; N, 4.33; O, 19.77

Related CAS #: 476-28-8 (free base)   2188-68-3 (HCl)   6150-58-9 (HCl hydrate)    

Synonym: Lycorine hydrochloride; Lycorine HCl;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (1S,2R,3a1S,12bS)-2,3a1,4,5,7,12b-hexahydro-1H-[1,3]dioxolo[4,5-j]pyrrolo[3,2,1-de]phenanthridine-1,2-diol hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H17NO4.ClH/c18-11-3-8-1-2-17-6-9-4-12-13(21-7-20-12)5-10(9)14(15(8)17)16(11)19;/h3-5,11,14-16,18-19H,1-2,6-7H2;1H/t11-,14+,15-,16-;/m1./s1

SMILES Code: O[C@@H]([C@H]1O)C=C(CCN2C3)[C@@H]2[C@@H]1c4c3cc5c(OCO5)c4.Cl

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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H^ 1: Chen BY, Du ZH, Zeng FD, Hu CJ, Ma GE, Hong SH. [Hypotensive effect of dihydrolycorine]. Zhongguo Yao Li Xue Bao. 1993 Jan;14(1):45-9. Chinese. PubMed PMID: 8503287.