2-Hydroxyadipic Acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 112014

CAS#: 18294-85-4

Description: 2-Hydroxyadipic acid is a dicarboxylic fatty acid. Levels of 2-hydroxyadipic acid are decreased in tumor tissue from patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Urinary 2-hydroxyadipic acid levels are increased in patients with 2-ketoadipic aciduria, a disorder characterized by a deficiency in lysine, hydroxylysine, and tryptophan degradation.

Chemical Structure

2-Hydroxyadipic Acid
CAS# 18294-85-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 112014
Name: 2-Hydroxyadipic Acid
CAS#: 18294-85-4
Chemical Formula: C6H10O5
Exact Mass: 162.0528
Molecular Weight: 162.14
Elemental Analysis: C, 44.45; H, 6.22; O, 49.34

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5.0mg USD 230.0 2 Weeks
10.0mg USD 450.0 2 Weeks
50.0mg USD 780.0 2 Weeks
100.0mg USD 1125.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: α-Hydroxyadipic Acid; 2-Hydroxyadipic Acid; 2Hydroxyadipic Acid; 2 Hydroxyadipic Acid; αHydroxyadipic Acid; α Hydroxyadipic Acid

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-hydroxyhexanedioic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H10O5/c7-4(6(10)11)2-1-3-5(8)9/h4,7H,1-3H2,(H,8,9)(H,10,11)


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

Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMF 2.0 12.33
DMSO 1.0 6.17
Ethanol 2.0 12.33
PBS (pH: 7.2) 5.0 30.84

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 162.14 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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