4-Methylumbelliferyl octanoate

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Synonyms 4-Methylumbelliferyl caprylate; MUCAP; 4-Methyl-2-oxo-2H-chromen-7-yl octanoate
Product Type Chemical
Properties
Formula C18H22O4
MW 302.36
CAS 20671-66-3
Source/Host Chemicals Synthetic.
Purity Chemicals ≥98% (HPLC)
Appearance White to off-white powder.
Solubility Soluble in ethyl acetate (~50mg/ml), methanol, water or acetone (>10mg/ml).
Identity Determined by NMR.
Declaration Manufactured by Chemodex.
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InChi Key WZEWYQWWSCVHCP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles CCCCCCCC(=O)OC1=CC=C2C(C)=CC(=O)OC2=C1
Shipping and Handling
Shipping AMBIENT
Short Term Storage +20°C
Long Term Storage +4°C
Handling Advice Keep cool and dry.
Protect from light and moisture.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at +4°C.
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Fluorogenic substrate for caprylate esterase used as tool to identify salmonella in clinical labs. MUCAP consists of a flexible eight carbon atom ester conjugated with 4-methylumbelliferone. The non-fluorescent MUCAP substrate interacts with the salmonella C8 esterase in a specific manner leading to the release of highly fluorescent 4-methylumbelliferone that emitts strongly at 485 nm (blue fluorescence) (ex = 366 nm).

Product References

(1) M. Olsson, et al.; J. Clin. Microbiol. 1991, 2631 (1991) | (2) A.S. Al-Kady, et al.; Spectroch. Acta Part A 79, 1540 (2011)

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