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Calcium folinate

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
Folinic acid calcium salt hydrate, 5-Formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolic acid calcium salt, 5-Formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteroyl-L-glutamic acid calcium salt, 5-HCO-H4PteGlu, Calcium folinate, Citrovorum factor calcium salt, Leucovorin calcium salt
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C20H21CaN7O7 · xH2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
511.50 (anhydrous basis)
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
5723924
NACRES:
NA.24

biological source

synthetic

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

agency

EP

API family

folic acid

form

solid

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable
liquid chromatography (LC): suitable

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[Ca++].[H]O[H].[H]C(=O)N1C(CNc2ccc(cc2)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC([O-])=O)C([O-])=O)CNc3nc(N)nc(O)c13

InChI

1S/C20H23N7O7.Ca/c21-20-25-16-15(18(32)26-20)27(9-28)12(8-23-16)7-22-11-3-1-10(2-4-11)17(31)24-13(19(33)34)5-6-14(29)30;/h1-4,9,12-13,22H,5-8H2,(H,24,31)(H,29,30)(H,33,34)(H4,21,23,25,26,32);/q;+2/p-2/t12?,13-;/m0./s1

InChI key

KVUAALJSMIVURS-ZEDZUCNESA-L

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Y000207147612C0400000
vibrant-m

C0250000

Calcium folinate

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vibrant-m

47612

Folinic acid calcium salt hydrate

Premium Grade
vibrant-m

C0400000

Calcium pantothenate

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technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable, liquid chromatography (LC): suitable

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable, liquid chromatography (LC): suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable, liquid chromatography (LC): suitable

form

solid

form

solid

form

powder or crystals

form

solid

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

grade

-

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

-

storage temp.

2-8°C

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

manufacturer/tradename

-

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. Calcium folinate (CF) is a folic acid derivative. It is a naturally occurring compound that has a vital role in various metabolic pathways. Calcium folinate (CF) drug is also used in the treatment of anemia, during pregnancy.

Application

Calcium folinate offsets the effects of folic acid antagonists that act by binding dihydrofolate reductase and blocking the conversion of folic acid to tetrahydrofolate. In medicine, calcium folinate is used after treatment with methotrexate to reduce the toxicity of the methotrexate. Calcium folinate is also used to enhance the cytotoxic effect of 5-fluorouracil in the treatment of cancer.

Packaging

The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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