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H102

Bergapten, 99%

CAS number

484-20-8

 

 


 

Molecular formula

C12H8O4

 

Molecular weight

216.19

 

mp

190-193oC

 

Price and availability

25 mg

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Synomym

5-Methoxypsoralen; 5-MOP; Heraclin; Majudin; Psoraderm;  4-Methoxyfuro(3,2-g)benzopyrane-7-one;

Product information

Intercalating agent for DNA forming covalent cross-links upon UV-irradiation. Bergapten is used in combination with ultraviolet A (UVA) radiation, in the treatment of psoriasis and vitiligo.

Safety

Hazard. Xi (irritant)
Risk. May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
Safety Statement. Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.

References

Kavli, G., et al., Contact Dermatitis, 1983, 9, 5, 365-366.
Fujita, H. et al. Chem. Lett. (jpn), 1986, 545.
Boyer, V. et al. Biochem. 1988, 27, 3011.
McNeely, W. et al., Drugs 1998, 56, 667-690.