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Melatonin

An endogenous hormone
Catalog #: 2488
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
2488-1G 1 g
$85.00
2488-5G 5 g
$335.00
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Product Details

Alternate Name N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine; NSC 113928; Regulin; NSC 56423
Appearance White solid
CAS # 73-31-4
Molecular Formula C₁₃H₁₆N₂O₂
Molecular Weight 232.28
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility DMSO (>20 mg/ml)
SMILES CC(=O)NCCC1=CNC2=C1C=C(C=C2)OC
InChi InChI=1S/C13H16N2O2/c1-9(16)14-6-5-10-8-15-13-4-3-11(17-2)7-12(10)13/h3-4,7-8,15H,5-6H2,1-2H3,(H,14,16)
InChi Key DRLFMBDRBRZALE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
PubChem CID 896
MDL Number MFCD00005655
Handling Protect from air and light
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.

Details

Melatonin is an endogeneous hormone that plays a prominent role in the control of circadian rhythm. Melatonin acts as an agonist at melatonin receptors MT1 and MT2, displays immunomodulatory activity and acts as a powerful antioxidant that protects lipids, proteins and DNA against oxidative damage.


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