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Catalog Number ACM73314
CAS 73-31-4
Structure Melatonin
IUPAC Name N-[2-(5-methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide
Synonyms N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine
Molecular Weight 232.28 g/mol
Molecular Formula C13H16N2O2
InChI InChI=1S/C13H16N2O2/c1-9(16)14-6-5-10-8-15-13-4-3-11(17-2)7-12(10)13/h3-4,7-8,15H,5-6H2,1-2H3,(H,14,16)
Boiling Point 512.8ºC at 760 mmHg
Melting Point 116.5-118 °C
Flash Point 264°C
Purity 98%+
Density 1.175 g/cm³
Solubility Miscible with water
Appearance White powder
Application Initially discovered in animals and later found in a majority of plant species, indoleamine neurotransmitter Melatonin is a multifunctional signaling molecule. Some of these functions include roles in plant defense, growth, development, responses to stress, antioxidant activity, and many more Evidence indicates Melatonin and Serotonin have a relationship similar to how the interaction of cytokinin and auxin affect plant growth.
Complexity 270
Covalently-Bonded Unit Count 1
EC Number 200-797-7
Exact Mass 232.121177757
Form Powder
Hazard Statements T
Heavy Atom Count 17
Hydrogen Bond Acceptor Count 2
MDL Number MFCD00005655
Monoisotopic Mass 232.121177757
Notes Plant Tissue Culture Tested
Pack Size 500mg, 1g
Refractive Index 1.6
Rotatable Bond Count 4
Stability Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Storage Temperature -20 °C
Topological Polar Surface Area 54.1 Ų
WGK Germany 2
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