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Behenic alcohol

Catalog No. T0884    CAS 661-19-8    Synonyms: n-Docosanol, 1-Docosanol, Behenyl alcohol, Docosanol,

Docosanol is a saturated 22-carbon aliphatic alcohol with antiviral activity. Docosanol has a distinct mechanism of action and inhibits fusion between the plasma membrane and the herpes simplex virus envelope, thereby preventing viral entry into cells and subsequent viral activity and replication. Docosanol is used topically in the treatment of recurrent herpes simplex labialis episodes and relieves associated pain and may help heal sores faster.

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10 mg In stock 50.00
50 mg In stock 100.00
200 mg In stock 190.00
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Product Description:

Docosanol is a saturated 22-carbon aliphatic alcohol with antiviral activity. Docosanol has a distinct mechanism of action and inhibits fusion between the plasma membrane and the herpes simplex virus envelope, thereby preventing viral entry into cells and subsequent viral activity and replication. Docosanol is used topically in the treatment of recurrent herpes simplex labialis episodes and relieves associated pain and may help heal sores faster.

Receptor:

GP340; GP350;

Chemical Information:
Molecular Weight 326.60
Formula C22H46O
CAS Number 661-19-8
Solubility

DMSO: < 1 mg/mL, insoluble or slightly soluble

H2O: < 0.1 mg/mL, insoluble

( < 1 mg/ml refers to the product slightly soluble or insoluble )
Storage store at -80°C
Remark For obtaining a higher solubility , please warm the tube at 37 ℃ and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while.Stock solution can be stored below -20 ℃ for several month.
Technical Support

Answers to questions you may have can be found in the inhibitor handling instructions. Topics include how to prepare stock solutions, how to store Products, and issues that need special attention for cell-based assays and animal experiments.

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