275727

Sigma-Aldrich

5-Methoxypsoralen

99%

Synonym(s):
Bergapten, Geralen, Heraclin, 4-Methoxyfuro[3,2-g]benzopyrane-7-one, Majudin
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C12H8O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
216.19
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
19560
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
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Quality Level

assay

99%

mp

190-193 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

COc1c2C=CC(=O)Oc2cc3occc13

InChI

1S/C12H8O4/c1-14-12-7-2-3-11(13)16-10(7)6-9-8(12)4-5-15-9/h2-6H,1H3

InChI key

BGEBZHIAGXMEMV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

5-Methoxypsoralen has been studied for its use in oral photochemotherapy in the treatment of psoriasis and other skin diseases.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle
250 mg in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Silke B Bodendiek et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 44(5), 1838-1852 (2008-12-06)
The voltage-gated potassium channel Kv1.3 constitutes an attractive pharmacological target for the treatment of effector memory T cell-mediated autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and psoriasis. Using 5-methoxypsoralen (5-MOP, 1), a compound isolated from Ruta graveolens, as a template we...
M T Conconi et al.
Pharmacology & toxicology, 82(4), 193-198 (1998-05-19)
The in vitro antiproliferative activity and in vivo phototoxicity of some methyl derivatives of 5-methoxypsoralen and 5-methoxyangelicin, i.e. 4,4'-dimethyl-5-methoxyangelicin (compound I), 3,4'-dimethyl-5-methoxyangelicin (compound II), 4,4'-dimethyl-5-methoxypsoralen (compound III); and 3,4'-dimethyl-5-methoxypsoralen (compound IV), have been investigated. The effects of the compounds were...
W McNeely et al.
Drugs, 56(4), 667-690 (1998-11-07)
5-Methoxypsoralen, a naturally occurring linear furocoumarin, has been successfully used in combination with ultraviolet (UV) A irradiation [psoralen plus UV (PUVA)] to manage psoriasis and vitiligo. In patients and volunteers, PUVA 5-methoxypsoralen causes a dose-related increase in cutaneous photosensitivity. However...
M Inzinger et al.
The British journal of dermatology, 165(3), 640-645 (2011-05-14)
Few studies have directly compared the clinical efficacy of psoralen plus ultraviolet A (PUVA) vs. biologics in the treatment of psoriasis. To compare the clinical efficacy of PUVA and biologic therapies for psoriasis under daily life conditions. Data from a...
Wei Yang et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 878(5-6), 575-582 (2010-02-02)
A sensitive, specific and rapid liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) method has been developed and validated for the simultaneous determination of xanthotoxin (8-methoxypsoralen), psoralen, isoimpinellin (5,8-dimethoxypsoralen) and bergapten (5-methoxypsoralen) in rat plasma using pimpinellin as an internal standard (IS). The plasma...
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