Miltefosine-Molecular Formula: C21H46NO4P
Synonyms: D 18506; FOS-Choline16; Hexadecylphosphocholine; Hexadecylphosphorylcholine; Miltex; NSC 605583; N-Hexadecylphosphocholine; Ethanaminium,2-[[(hexadecyloxy)hydroxyphosphinyl]oxy]-N,N,N-trimethyl-, inner salt;
Appearance: white to off-white powder
Molecular Weight: 407.568001
Melting Point: 232-234ºC
Solubility: Insoluble in water.Soluble in methanol.
Usage: A phospholipid drug with antineoplastic and antiprotozoal/antifungal properties, also acts as an Akt inhibitor, and under investigation as a potential therapy against HIV infection.