GHV sodium salt

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MedKoo CAT#: 574110

CAS#: 56279-37-9

Description: GHV sodium salt is a sedative and active metabolite of γ-valerolactone.

Chemical Structure

GHV sodium salt
CAS# 56279-37-9

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 574110
Name: GHV sodium salt
CAS#: 56279-37-9
Chemical Formula: C5H9NaO3
Exact Mass: 140.04
Molecular Weight: 140.110
Elemental Analysis: C, 42.86; H, 6.47; Na, 16.41; O, 34.26

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Synonym: 4-methyl GHB, GHV sodium salt, γ-Hydroxyvaleric Acid

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 4-hydroxy-pentanoic acid, monosodium salt


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C5H10O3.Na/c1-4(6)2-3-5(7)8;/h4,6H,2-3H2,1H3,(H,7,8);/q;+1

SMILES Code: OC(CCC(O)C)=O.[Na+]

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >95% (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 140.110000000000000000000000000000 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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1. Carter, L.P., Chen, W., Wu, H., et al. Comparison of the behavioral effects of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and its 4-methyl-substituted analog, gamma-hydroxyvaleric acid (GHV). Drug Alcohol Depend. 78(1), 91-99 (2005). 2. Andresen-Streichert, H., Jungen, H., Gehl, A., et al. Uptake of gamma-valerolactone--detection of gamma-hydroxyvaleric acid in human urine samples. J. Anal. Toxicol. 37(4), 250-254 (2013).