Melanotan II

  • CAT Number: M028940
  • CAS Number: 121062-08-6
  • Molecular Formula: C50H69N15O9
  • Molecular Weight: 1024.19
  • Purity: ≥95%
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Melanotan II (CAT: M028940), an MC3-R/MC4-R melanocortin agonist, is a synthetic analog of the peptide hormone α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone. It induces melanogenesis and thus increases skin pigmentation. This product is used for medical research and development and other scientific research purposes.

Catalog Number M028940
CAS Number 121062-08-6
Synonyms

(3S,6S,9R,12S,15S,23S)-12-((1H-imidazol-5-yl)methyl)-3-((1H-indol-3-yl)methyl)-15-((S)-2-acetamidohexanamido)-9-benzyl-6-(3-((diaminomethylene)amino)propyl)-2,5,8,11,14,17-hexaoxo-1,4,7,10,13,18-hexaazacyclotricosane-23-carboxamide

Molecular Formula

C50H69N15O9

Purity 95%
Target Melanocortin (MC) Receptors
Solubility Soluble to 1 mg/ml in sterile water
Storage Desiccate at -20C
Overview of Clinical Research

<span style=”color:#000000;”><span style=”font-size:12px;”><span style=”caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;”>Melanotan II, </span></span><span style=”caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;”>a m</span><span style=”font-size:12px;”><span style=”font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;”><span style=”font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2;”>elanocortin receptor agonist,</span><span style=”caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;</span></span><span style=”caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; orphans: 2; widows: 2;”>was under development as drug candidate for male sexual dysfunction and erectile dysfunction&nbsp;</span><span style=”font-family: sans-serif; font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2;”>but clinical development ceased by 2003.</span></span></span>

IUPAC Name (3S,6S,9R,12S,15S,23S)-15-[[(2S)-2-acetamidohexanoyl]amino]-9-benzyl-6-[3-(diaminomethylideneamino)propyl]-12-(1H-imidazol-5-ylmethyl)-3-(1H-indol-3-ylmethyl)-2,5,8,11,14,17-hexaoxo-1,4,7,10,13,18-hexazacyclotricosane-23-carboxamide
InChI InChI=1S/C50H69N15O9/c1-3-4-16-36(59-29(2)66)44(69)65-41-25-42(67)55-20-11-10-18-35(43(51)68)60-47(72)39(23-31-26-57-34-17-9-8-15-33(31)34)63-45(70)37(19-12-21-56-50(52)53)61-46(71)38(22-30-13-6-5-7-14-30)62-48(73)40(64-49(41)74)24-32-27-54-28-58-32/h5-9,13-15,17,26-28,35-41,57H,3-4,10-12,16,18-25H2,1-2H3,(H2,51,68)(H,54,58)(H,55,67)(H,59,66)(H,60,72)(H,61,71)(H,62,73)(H,63,70)(H,64,74)(H,65,69)(H4,52,53,56)/t35-,36-,37-,38+,39-,40-,41-/m0/s1
InChIKey JDKLPDJLXHXHNV-MFVUMRCOSA-N
SMILES CCCCC(C(=O)NC1CC(=O)NCCCCC(NC(=O)C(NC(=O)C(NC(=O)C(NC(=O)C(NC1=O)CC2=CN=CN2)CC3=CC=CC=C3)CCCN=C(N)N)CC4=CNC5=CC=CC=C54)C(=O)N)NC(=O)C
Reference

<span style=”color:#000000;”><span style=”font-size:12px;”>1.<span style=”font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2;”>Nelson, Michael E., Sean M. Bryant, and Steven E. Aks. &quot;Melanotan II injection resulting in systemic toxicity and rhabdomyolysis.&quot;&nbsp;</span><i style=”font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2;”>Clinical Toxicology</i><span style=”font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2;”>&nbsp;50.10 (2012): 1169-1173.<br />
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3.</span><span style=”font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2;”>Hjuler, Kasper Fjellhaugen, and Henrik Frank Lorentzen. &quot;Melanoma associated with the use of melanotan-II.&quot;&nbsp;</span><i style=”font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2;”>Dermatology</i><span style=”font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2;”>&nbsp;228.1 (2014): 34-36.</span></span></span>

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