AFMK is a metabolite of the pineal hormone melatonin that exhibits antioxidant, immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory properties. AFMK was first detected in rat brain and was found to be useful as an index for melatonin synthesis and metabolism.
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Soluble in ethanol (~5 mg/ml), DMSO (~30 mg/ml), DMF (~30 mg/ml), methanol, and water (1 mg/ml at 25° C).
Store at -20° C
~589.4° C at 760 mmHg (Predicted)
~1.2 g/cm3 (Predicted)
n20D 1.56 (Predicted)
pKa: 13.79 (Predicted)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
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