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MedKoo CAT#: 564355

CAS#: 2800-34-2

Description: 10-FTHF is a donor of formyl groups in anabolism used as a substrate in formyltransferase reactions, which is important in purine biosynthesis.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 2800-34-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 564355
Name: 10-FTHF
CAS#: 2800-34-2
Chemical Formula: C20H23N7O7
Exact Mass: 473.17
Molecular Weight: 473.450
Elemental Analysis: C, 50.74; H, 4.90; N, 20.71; O, 23.65

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Synonym: 10-Formyltetrahydrofolic acid; 10-Formyl-THF; 10FTHF; 10 FTHF; 10-FTHF

IUPAC/Chemical Name: N-(10-Formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteroyl)-L-glutamic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H23N7O7/c21-20-25-16-15(18(32)26-20)23-11(7-22-16)8-27(9-28)12-3-1-10(2-4-12)17(31)24-13(19(33)34)5-6-14(29)30/h1-4,9,11,13,23H,5-8H2,(H,24,31)(H,29,30)(H,33,34)(H4,21,22,25,26,32)/t11?,13-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C(O)CC[C@@H](C(O)=O)NC(C1=CC=C(N(C=O)CC2NC3=C(NC2)N=C(N)NC3=O)C=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: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 473.45 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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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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