Triacsin C

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MedKoo CAT#: 574917

CAS#: 76896-80-5

Description: Triacsin C is an inhibitor of long fatty acid acyl-CoA synthetase. It is also known to act as a hypotensive vasodilator, modulating endothelial nitric oxide synthase repalmitoylation by limiting palmitoyl CoA availability.

Chemical Structure

Triacsin C
CAS# 76896-80-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 574917
Name: Triacsin C
CAS#: 76896-80-5
Chemical Formula: C11H17N3O
Exact Mass: 207.14
Molecular Weight: 207.280
Elemental Analysis: C, 63.74; H, 8.27; N, 20.27; O, 7.72

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Synonym: FR 900190; Triacsin C; WS 1228A

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2E,4E,7E-undecatrienal, nitrosohydrazone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C11H17N3O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15/h4-5,7-11H,2-3,6H2,1H3,(H,13,15)/b5-4+,8-7+,10-9+,12-11+


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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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. Tomoda, H., Igarashi, K., Cyong, J.C., et al. Evidence for an essential role of long chain acyl-CoA synthetase in animal cell proliferation. Inhibition of long chain acyl-CoA synthetase by triacsins caused inhibition of Raji cell proliferation. The Journal of Biological Chemisty 266, 4214-4219 (1991). 2. Igal, R.A., Wang, P., and Coleman, R.A. Triacsin C blocks de novo synthesis of glycerolipids and cholesterol esters but not recycling of fatty acid into phospholipid: Evidence for functionally separate pools of acyl-CoA. Biochemistry Journal 324(Pt 2), 529-534 (1997). 3. Weis, M.T., Crumley, J.L., Young, L.H., et al. Inhibiting long chain fatty acyl CoA synthetase increases basal and agonist-stimulated NO synthesis in endothelium. Cardiovascular Research 63(2), 338-346 (2004). 4. Zhao, Y., Wang, L., Qiu, J., et al. Linoleic acid stimulates [Ca2+]i increase in rat pancreaticβcells through both membrane receptor- and intracellular metabolite-mediated pathways. PLoS One 8(4), e60255 (2013).