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MedKoo CAT#: 530272

CAS#: 45316-02-7

Description: Lycopane is an acyclic terpene.

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Pricing updated 2020-10-28. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Lycopane 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#: 530272
Name: Lycopane
CAS#: 45316-02-7
Chemical Formula: C40H82
Exact Mass: 562.6417
Molecular Weight: 563.096
Elemental Analysis: C, 85.32; H, 14.68

Synonym: Lycopane

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Dotriacontane, 2,6,10,14,19,23,27,31-octamethyl-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C40H82/c1-33(2)19-13-23-37(7)27-17-31-39(9)29-15-25-35(5)21-11-12-22-36(6)26-16-30-40(10)32-18-28-38(8)24-14-20-34(3)4/h33-40H,11-32H2,1-10H3


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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