Agent Name

Coproporphyrin I tetramethyl ester

CAS Number

25767-20-8

Formula

C40-H46-N4-O8

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

2,7,12,17-Porphinetetrapropionic acid, 3,8,13,18-tetramethyl-, tetramethyl ester (8CI); 21H,23H-Porphine-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoic acid, 3,8,13,18-tetramethyl-, 2,7,12,17-tetramethyl ester; 21H,23H-Porphine-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoic acid, 3,8,13,18-tetramethyl-, tetramethyl ester; Tetramethyl 3,8,13,18-tetramethyl-21H,23H-porphine-2,7,12,17-tetrapropionate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Porphyrins

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Porphyrins are naturally occurring pigments that include heme in hemoglobin. They are cyclic structures composed of four pyrrole subunits. [Britannica]

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