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M0639 Sigma

6α-Methylprednisolone

≥98%

Synonym: 11β,17α,21-Trihydroxy-6α-methyl-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione, 6α-Methyl-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione, Medrol, Medrone

  • CAS Number 83-43-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C22H30O5

  • Molecular Weight 374.47

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 2340300

  •  EC Number 201-476-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00010591

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24896564

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Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
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What solvents can be used for Methylprednisolone?
Sigma tests the solublity of Methylprednisolone at 50 mg/ml in chloroform:methanol (1:1) yielding a clear, colorless to faint yellow solution.  This product is practically insoluble in water, soluble 1 in 100 of dehydrated ethanol (10 mg/ml), slightly soluble in chloroform and ether; sparingly soluble in dioxan and methanol.  It has been reported that this product is soluble in DMSO at a concentration of 100 mM. An NMR has been run using DMSO-d6 suggesting this product is soluble at 5-10 mg/ml in DMSO.
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