Ceruletide

  • Caerulein Sulfated
  • Cerulein
  • pGlu-Gln-Asp-Tyr(SO3H)-Thr-Gly-Trp-Met-Asp-Phe-NH2
  • L-Phenylalaninamide, 5-oxo-L-prolyl-L-glutaminyl-L-a-aspartyl-O-sulfo-L-tyrosyl-L-threonylglycyl-L-tryptophyl-L-methionyl-L-a-aspartyl-
Formula
C58H73N13O21S2
Structure
Description
White powder.
Uses
Bioactive peptide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
17650-98-5
Merck
13,2015
Beilstein/Gmelin
5422487

Properties.
Formula
C58H73N13O21S2
Formula mass
1352.42
Density
1.46 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
190 g/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
13.98 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-0.99

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at -20 C. Keep container tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Respirators
Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable if stored as directed.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Sulfur oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. Target organs: pancreas, GI system. Exposure can cause stimulation of gastric secretion and gall-bladder contraction.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.