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MedKoo CAT#: 300235

CAS#: 394730-60-0

Description: Boceprevir (INN, trade name Victrelis) is a protease inhibitor used as a treatment for hepatitis C genotype 1. It binds to HCV nonstructural 3 NS3 (HCV) active site. It was being developed by Schering-Plough, but is now being developed by Merck since Schering was acquired in 2009. It was approved by the FDA on May 13, 2011.

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Boceprevir, purity > 98%, is in stock. The same day shipping out after order is received. Note: the estimated shipping out time for order > 10g may be 2 weeks.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 300235
Name: Boceprevir
CAS#: 394730-60-0
Chemical Formula: C27H45N5O5
Exact Mass: 519.34207
Molecular Weight: 519.68
Elemental Analysis: C, 62.40; H, 8.73; N, 13.48; O, 15.39

Synonym: EBP 520; EBP520; EBP-520; SCH503034; SCH-503034; SCH 503034; Boceprevir; trade name: Victrelis.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (1R,2S,5S)-N-(4-amino-1-cyclobutyl-3,4-dioxobutan-2-yl)-3-((S)-2-(3-(tert-butyl)ureido)-3,3-dimethylbutanoyl)-6,6-dimethyl-3-azabicyclo[3.1.0]hexane-2-carboxamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C27H45N5O5/c1-25(2,3)20(30-24(37)31-26(4,5)6)23(36)32-13-15-17(27(15,7)8)18(32)22(35)29-16(19(33)21(28)34)12-14-10-9-11-14/h14-18,20H,9-13H2,1-8H3,(H2,28,34)(H,29,35)(H2,30,31,37)/t15-,16?,17-,18-,20+/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C([C@@H]1[C@@]2([H])C(C)(C)[C@@]2([H])CN1C([C@@H](NC(NC(C)(C)C)=O)C(C)(C)C)=O)NC(C(C(N)=O)=O)CC3CCC3

Technical Data

Off-white to pale yellow solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Safety Data Sheet (MSDS):

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:
>2 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).

Harmonized System Code:

Additional Information

Boceprevir is manufactured as an approximately equal mixture of two diastereomers. Boceprevir is a white to off-white amorphous powder. It is freely soluble in methanol, ethanol and isopropanol and slightly soluble in water.


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