Agent Name

Uroporphyrin I octamethyl ester

CAS Number

10170-03-3

Formula

C48-H54-N4-O16

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

21H,23H-Porphine-2,7,12,17-tetraacetic acid, 3,8,13,18-tetrakis(3-methoxy-3-oxopropyl)-, 2,7,12,17-tetramethyl ester; 21H,23H-Porphine-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoic acid, 3,8,13,18-tetrakis(2-methoxy-2-oxoethyl)-, tetramethyl ester; Tetramethyl 3,8,13,18-tetrakis(2-methoxy-2-oxoethyl)-21H,23H-porphine-2,7,12,17-tetrapropionate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Porphyrins

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See the disease, "Porphyria cutanea tarda."

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