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MedKoo CAT#: 461534

CAS#: 68779-67-9

Description: Vindeburnol is a structural analog of the cerebral vasodilator vincamine that bears neuroprotective properties.

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Pricing updated 2020-04-08. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Vindeburnol is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 461534
Name: Vindeburnol
CAS#: 68779-67-9
Chemical Formula: C17H20N2O
Exact Mass: 268.1576
Molecular Weight: 268.36
Elemental Analysis: C, 76.09; H, 7.51; N, 10.44; O, 5.96

Synonym: Vindeburnol; RU 24722; RU-24722; RU24722;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (41S,12R,13aR)-2,3,41,5,6,12,13,13a-octahydro-1H-indolo[3,2,1-de]pyrido[3,2,1-ij][1,5]naphthyridin-12-ol


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C17H20N2O/c20-15-10-11-4-3-8-18-9-7-13-12-5-1-2-6-14(12)19(15)17(13)16(11)18/h1-2,5-6,11,15-16,20H,3-4,7-10H2/t11-,15-,16+/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O[C@H]1N2C3=C(C4=C2C=CC=C4)CCN5[C@@]3([H])[C@@](CCC5)([H])C1

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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