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73-31-4 - Melatonin, 99+% - Regulin - N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine - J62452 - Alfa Aesar

J62452 Melatonin, 99+%

CAS Number
73-31-4
Synonyms
Regulin
N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 25.50
25g 114.00
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Melatonin, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00005655
EINECS
200-797-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C13H16N2O2
Formula Weight
232.28
Form
Powder
Melting point
116-120°
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol to at least 50mg/ml

Applications

Melatonin acts as a neurohormone that upregulates antioxidant enzymes and inhibits rat NOS1. It also acts as a particularly significant endogenous antioxidant. Melatonin is a rat NOS1 (nNOS) inhibitor. Melatonin is an activator of MEL-1A-R and MEL-1B-R.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: -20°C. Keep in a dry place. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Dubocovich, M.L. Pharmacology and function of melatonin receptors. FASEB J. 1988, 2, (12), 2765-73.

Reiter, R.J., et al. Free radical-mediated molecular damage. Mechanisms for the protective actions of melatonin in the central nervous system. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 2001, 939, 200-15.

Other References

Merck
14,5816
Beilstein
205542
Harmonized Tariff Code
2937.90
TSCA
No
RTECS
AC5955000

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