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339652 Sigma-Aldrich

Cyclen

97%

Synonym: 1,4,7,10-Tetraazacyclododecane

  • CAS Number 294-90-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C8H20N4

  • Molecular Weight 172.27

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 606114

  •  MDL number MFCD00066281

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24860658

  •  NACRES NA.23

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Properties

Related Categories Amine Monomers, Chelation/Complexation Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Crown Ethers, Materials Science,
Quality Level   100
assay   97%
mp   110-113 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   C1CNCCNCCNCCN1
InChI   1S/C8H20N4/c1-2-10-5-6-12-8-7-11-4-3-9-1/h9-12H,1-8H2
InChI key   QBPPRVHXOZRESW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Cyclen is a microcyclic tetramine that can be used as a ligand that forms a co-ordination linkage with the surface metal cations. It can be used as a synthetic precursor. It can be prepared by S-alkylation of dithiooxamide with an excess amount of bromoethane.

Application

Cyclen is an azamocrocycle, which can be used in the development of fluorescent nanosensors for the detection of metal ions.

Packaging

250 mg in glass insert

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
XA5253000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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