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Melatonin

Melatonin

Synonyms N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine; N-[2-(5-Methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide

CAS Number: 73-31-4 Molecular Formula: C13H16N2O2 Molecular Weight: 232.283 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 205542 EC Number: 200-797-7 MDL Number: MFCD00005655

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Description

Product Description

Melatonin

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Specifications
SKU 02102254-CF
Beilstein Registry Number 205542
Biochemical Physiological Actions Hormone; mediates photoperiodicity in mammals; inhibits cerebellar nitric oxide synthetase; peroxynitrite scavenger. Melatonin has complex effects on apoptotic pathways, inhibiting apoptosis in immune cells and neurons but enhancing apoptotic cell death of cancer cells. Inhibits proliferation/metastasis of breast cancer cells by inhibiting estrogen receptor action.
EC Number 200-797-7
Format powder
Melting Point 117 °C
Moisture Content ≤1%
Molecular Formula C13H16N2O2
Molecular Weight 232.283 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Physical Appearance Off-white Powder
Product Families Description Melatonin
Product Overview Melatonin
RTECS Number AC5955000
Solubility >34.8 [ug/mL]
Storage and Handling Store at -0 °C.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
UV Visible Absorbance λmax (methanol) 222 - 225, 276 - 279 nm
Vapor Pressure 1.4X10-7 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)