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USP

Melatonin

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C13H16N2O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
232.28
Beilstein:
205542
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

116.5-118 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

COc1ccc2[nH]cc(CCNC(C)=O)c2c1

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

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Reuben K Wong et al.
Digestive diseases and sciences, 60(1), 186-194 (2014-08-06)
Probiotics have treatment efficacy in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but the exact mechanism remains obscure. One hypothesis is the mediation of melatonin levels, leading to changes in IBS symptoms. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of
Sylvie Tordjman et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 14(10), 20508-20542 (2013-10-17)
Abnormalities in melatonin physiology may be involved or closely linked to the pathophysiology and behavioral expression of autistic disorder, given its role in neurodevelopment and reports of sleep-wake rhythm disturbances, decreased nocturnal melatonin production, and beneficial therapeutic effects of melatonin
Darío Acuña-Castroviejo et al.
Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS, 71(16), 2997-3025 (2014-02-21)
Endogenous melatonin is synthesized from tryptophan via 5-hydroxytryptamine. It is considered an indoleamine from a biochemical point of view because the melatonin molecule contains a substituted indolic ring with an amino group. The circadian production of melatonin by the pineal
Ismail Gögenur et al.
Journal of pineal research, 57(1), 10-15 (2014-04-09)
The aim was to examine the effect of perioperative melatonin treatment on clinical cardiac morbidity and markers of myocardial ischemia in patients undergoing elective surgery for abdominal aortic aneurism. Reperfusion injury results in increased cardiac morbidity in patients undergoing surgery
Ludimila M D Seko et al.
Fertility and sterility, 101(1), 154-161 (2013-11-05)
To examine the best evidence available regarding the effect of melatonin supplementation during controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) on the main assisted reproductive technology (ART) outcomes. Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (RCT). Not applicable. Women undergoing COS for

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