Reported to be useful in detection and diagnosis of Niemann-Pick disease in humans.
Melting Point: 137-140 degrees C
Solubility: DMSO, Methanol, Water
Method for determining identity: 1H NMR (CD3OD, D2O), 31P NMR (CD3OD, D2O), and MS. 1H NMR, 31P NMR, and MS conform to structure.
Elemental Analysis: %C:53.00, %H: 8.76, N%: 7.60
TLC conditions: SiO2; Dichloromethane : Methanol : Ammonium Hydroxide = 8 : 2 : 1; Visualized with UV and AMCS; Single Spot, Rf = 0.30.
Storage and Stability:
May be stored at RT for short-term only. Long-term storage is recommended at -20 degrees C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.