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MedKoo CAT#: 406168

CAS#: 810659-53-1

Description: YC-137 is a BCL-2 inhibitor, which selectively induces apoptosis of Bcl-2-overexpressing cells and disrupts its interaction with Bid BH3, thereby blocking the anti-apoptotic activity of Bcl-2.

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CAS# 810659-53-1

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 406168
Name: YC-137
CAS#: 810659-53-1
Chemical Formula: C24H21N3O6S2
Exact Mass: 511.09
Molecular Weight: 511.570
Elemental Analysis: C, 56.35; H, 4.14; N, 8.21; O, 18.77; S, 12.54

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Synonym: YC137; YC 137; YC137.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 4-((4,9-dioxo-4,9-dihydronaphtho[2,3-d]thiazol-2-yl)amino)phenyl 2-((methoxycarbonyl)amino)-4-(methylthio)butanoate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C24H21N3O6S2/c1-32-24(31)26-17(11-12-34-2)22(30)33-14-9-7-13(8-10-14)25-23-27-18-19(28)15-5-3-4-6-16(15)20(29)21(18)35-23/h3-10,17H,11-12H2,1-2H3,(H,25,27)(H,26,31)


Appearance: White to off-white 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: Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life: >5 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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