Catalogue number: M215000
Chemical name: Melatonin
Synonyms: N-[2-(5-Methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide; 5-Methoxy-N-acetyltryptamine; Circadin; Melatol; Melatonine; Melovine; N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine; N-[2-(5-Methoxyindol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide; NSC 113928; NSC 56423; Regulin;
CAS Number: 73-31-4
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₁₃H₁₆N₂O₂
Appearance: Off-White to Pale Beige Solid
Melting Point: 117-120°C
Mol. Weight: 232.28
Storage: -20˚C Freezer
Solubility: Chloroform (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Amines, Heterocycles, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals,
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Hormone; mediates photoperiodicity in mammals; inhibits cerebellar nitric oxide synthetase; peroxynitrite scavenger. Melatonin has complex effects on apoptotic pathways, inhibiting apoptosis in immune cells and neurons but enhancing apoptotic cell death of cancer cells. Inhibits proliferation/metastasis of breast cancer cells by inhibiting estrogen receptor action.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Barchas, et al.: Nature, 214, 919 (1967), Glass, J.D., et al.: Science, 214, 821 (1981),
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