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Pifithrin-α (chemical name 2-(2-Imino-4,5,6,7-tetrahydrobenzothiazol-3-yl)-1-p-tolylethanone hydrobromide) is an off-white in color chemical inhibitor of p53. It has a molecular weight of 367.30 and is soluble in DMSO up to 20 mg/mL. Its melting point is 192.1-192.5 °C.

Pifithrin-α
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Names
IUPAC name
2-amino-3-[2-(4-methylphenyl)-2-oxoethyl]-2,3,4,5,6,7-hexahydro-1,3-benzothiazol-2-ylium bromide
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Properties
C16H19BrN2OS
Molar mass 367.30 g/mol
Melting point 192.1 °C (377.8 °F; 465.2 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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