Diosgenin palmitate

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MedKoo CAT#: 555991

CAS#: 4952-66-3

Description: Diosgenin palmitate, also known as Diosgenin hexadecanoate, is the hexadecanoic ester of Diosgenin. Diosgenin, a phytosteroid sapogenin, is the product of hydrolysis by acids, strong bases, or enzymes of saponins, extracted from the tubers of Dioscorea wild yam, such as the Kokoro. The sugar-free (aglycone) product of such hydrolysis, diosgenin is used for the commercial synthesis of cortisone, pregnenolone, progesterone, and other steroid products.

Chemical Structure

Diosgenin palmitate
CAS# 4952-66-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 555991
Name: Diosgenin palmitate
CAS#: 4952-66-3
Chemical Formula: C43H72O4
Exact Mass: 652.5431
Molecular Weight: 653.045
Elemental Analysis: C, 79.09; H, 11.11; O, 9.80

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200.0mg USD 2650.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: Diosgenin palmitate; Diosgenin hexadecanoate; Spirost-5-en-3β-ol, palmitate; Spirost-5-en-3-ol, hexadecanoate, (3β,25R)- (9CI);

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (4S,5'R,6aR,6bS,8aS,8bR,9S,10R,11aS,12aS,12bS)-5',6a,8a,9-tetramethyl-1,3,3',4,4',5,5',6,6a,6b,6',7,8,8a,8b,9,11a,12,12a,12b-icosahydrospiro[naphtho[2',1':4,5]indeno[2,1-b]furan-10,2'-pyran]-4-yl palmitate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C43H72O4/c1-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-39(44)46-34-23-25-41(4)33(28-34)20-21-35-36(41)24-26-42(5)37(35)29-38-40(42)32(3)43(47-38)27-22-31(2)30-45-43/h20,31-32,34-38,40H,6-19,21-30H2,1-5H3/t31-,32+,34+,35-,36+,37+,38+,40+,41+,42+,43-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: [H][C@]1(O[C@@]2(OC[C@H](C)CC2)[C@H]3C)C[C@@]4([H])[C@]5([H])CC=C6C[C@@H](OC(CCCCCCCCCCCCCCC)=O)CC[C@]6(C)[C@@]5([H])CC[C@]4(C)[C@]13[H]

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >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).

Solubility: To be determined

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: To be determined

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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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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