Vitamin K1 2,3-Epoxide - CAS 1588773-08-3

Vitamin K1 2,3-Epoxide (Cat No.:C000816) is a chemical derivative of vitamin K1, an essential nutrient involved in blood clotting and bone health. It is an epoxide form of vitamin K1, characterized by a double bond of oxygen in the 2nd and 3rd positions of the vitamin’s side chain. This compound plays a role in understanding the metabolism and activation of vitamin K1 in biological systems. Researchers utilize it to study the enzymatic processes that convert vitamin K1 into its active form, contributing to insights into coagulation mechanisms and potential therapeutic applications in clotting disorders.

Catalog Number: C000816

CAS Number: 1588773-08-3

Molecular Formula: C₃₁H₄₆O₃

Molecular Weight:466.70

Purity: ≥95%

Appearance:Colourless to Pale Yellow Thick Oil to Oil

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Synonyms1a,7a-Dihydro-1a-methyl-7a-(3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-2-hexadecen-1-yl)-naphth[2,3-b]oxirene-2,7-dione; 2,3-Epoxyphylloquinone; Phylloquinone Oxide; Phylloquinone Epoxide; Phylloquinone-2,3-epoxide; Vitamin K 2,3-Epoxide; Vitamin K Epoxide; Vitamin K Oxide; Vitamin K1 Oxide; Vitamin K1 Epoxide;


Molecular Formula: C₃₁H₄₆O₃
Molecular Weight466.70
SolubilityChloroform (Sparingly), Ethyl Acetate (Slightly)

Computed Descriptor

IUPAC Name7a-methyl-1a-[(E,7R,11R)-3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadec-2-enyl]naphtho[2,3-b]oxirene-2,7-dione