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Mycophenolic Acid Properties

Mycophenolic Acid

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Description

 

Mycophenolic acid is an immunosuppressant drug used to prevent rejection in organ transplantation. It was initially marketed as the prodrug mycophenolate mofetil to improve oral bioavailability. More recently, the salt mycophenolate sodium has also been introduced.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to off-white powder
Brand Name CellCept;Myfortic
CAS Number 24280-93-1
ChEBI 168396
Density 1.29 g/cm3
EINECS Number 246-119-3
IUPAC Name (4E)-​6-​(4-​Hydroxy-​6-​methoxy-​7-​methyl-​3-​oxo-​1,​3-​dihydro-​2-​benzofuran-​5-​yl)-​4-​methylhex-​4-​enoic acid
InChI 1S/C17H20O6/c1-9(5-7-13(18)19)4-6-11-15(20)14-12(8-23-17(14)21)10(2)16(11)22-3/h4,20H,5-8H2,1-3H3,(H,18,19)/b9-4+
InChIKey HPNSFSBZBAHARI-RUDMXATFSA-N
Melting Point 141°C
Molar Mass 320.34 g/mol
Molecular Formula C17H20O6
RTECS Number MP8050000
Synonyms Mycophenolic Acid;Mycophenolate;4-Hexenoicacid, 6-(1,3-dihydro-4-hydroxy-6-methoxy-7-methyl-3-oxo-5-isobenzofuranyl)-4-methyl-,(E)-;MPA