5 g (P562-9)

Protoporphyrin IX 8,13-Bis(vinyl)-3,7,12,17-tetramethyl-21H,23H-porphine-2,18-dipropionic acid CAS: 553-12-8 MDL: MFCD00151109


Protoporphyrin IX 8,13-Bis(vinyl)-3,7,12,17-tetramethyl-21H,23H-porphine-2,18-dipropionic acid CAS: 553-12-8 MDL: MFCD00151109

Field of Interest: Heme, Cytochrome C and Chlorophyll Biosynthesis, Inflammation activity, Photosynthesis and Chlorophyll degradation product

Background: Protoporphyrin IX is active as a photosensitizer and is a component of nitric oxide synthase for NOS generation.1, 2 It is a substrate for heme oxygenases affording cellular protection and producing biliverdin and CO, a secondary messenger in cells, and metallated (Fe) versions of heme is one of the most abundant and widely used metalloporphyrins in the biosphere 3,4

Molecular weight: 562.658 g/mol

Molecular Formula: C34H34N4O4

CAS Number:  553-12-8

Storage: Store at–20 °C, under dry conditions.

Synonyms: ChEMBL267548, 2,18-Porphinedipropionic acid, 3,8,13,17-tetramethyl-7,12-divinyl-,  21H,23H-Porphine-2,18-dipropanoic acid, 7,12-diethenyl-3,8,13,17-tetramethyl-,   3,3′-(3,7,12,17-Tetramethyl-8,13-divinylporphin-2,18-diyl)di(propionsaure),  3,3′-(3,7,12,17-tetramethyl-8,13-divinylporphine-2,18-diyl)di(propionic acid),  Acide 3,3′-(3,7,12,17-tetramethyl-8,13-divinylporphine-2,18-diyl)dipropionique,  acido 3,3′-(3,7,12,17-tetrametil-8,13-divinilporfina-2,18-diil)dipropionico,  Kammerer’s porphyrin,  NSC 177389,  NSC 2632,  Ooporphyrin,  Protoporphyrin,  Protoporphyrin IX


1)     Castano, Ana P.; Demidova, Tatiana N.; Hamblin, Michael R., 1Mechanisms in photodynamic therapy: part one-​photosensitizers, photochemistry and cellular localization, Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy (2005),  Volume Date2004, 1(4), 279-293.   2)  Alderton, Wendy K.; Cooper, Chris E.; Knowles, Richard G., Nitric oxide synthases: structure, function and inhibition, Biochemical Journal (2001), 357(3), 593-615.  3)  Gozzelino, Raffaella; Jeney, Viktoria; Soares, Miguel P., Mechanisms of cell protection by heme oxygenase-​1, Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology (2010), 50, 323-354.  4)  Poulos, Thomas L., Heme Enzyme Structure and Function, Chemical Reviews (Washington, DC, United States) (2014), 114(7), 3919-3962.



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