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Molecular Formula C22H29FO5
Molecular Weight 392.5
CAS # 50-02-2
Solubility Soluble in DMSO (25mg/ml), 100% ethanol (25mg/1.6ml) or methanol; insoluble in water.
Reconstitution To prepare 20 μg/ml stock solution, add 1ml absolute ethanol per mg product; gently swirl to dissolve. Add 49 ml sterile medium per ml of ethanol added, while mixing, to achieve final concentration of 20 μg/ml.
Store at 2-8oC ; stock-frozen in working aliquots, avoid repeated freeze/thaw