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MedKoo CAT#: 535286

CAS#: 41717-30-0

Description: Befuraline is a bioactive chemical.

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

Befuraline 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, SDS 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#: 535286
Name: Befuraline
CAS#: 41717-30-0
Chemical Formula: C20H20N2O2
Exact Mass: 320.1525
Molecular Weight: 320.392
Elemental Analysis: C, 74.98; H, 6.29; N, 8.74; O, 9.99

Synonym: Befuraline

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-(2-Benzofuranylcarbonyl)-4-benzylpiperazine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H20N2O2/c23-20(19-14-17-8-4-5-9-18(17)24-19)22-12-10-21(11-13-22)15-16-6-2-1-3-7-16/h1-9,14H,10-13,15H2


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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