Bifemelane hydrochloride

Cat. No. 0767

Bifemelane hydrochloride C18H23NO.HCl [62232-46-6]

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Chemical Name: 4-(2-Benzylphenoxy)-N-methylbutylamine hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Antidepressant MAO inhibitor. Reverses catalepsy induced by tetrabenazine in mice and increases locomotor activity in MPTP-treated marmosets.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Desiccate at RT

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Tobe et al (1981) Pharmacological evaluation of 2-(4-methylaminobutoxy)diphenylmethane hydrochloride (MCl-2016), a new psychotropic drug with antidepressant activity. Arzneimittelforschung 31 1278. PMID: 7197535.

Naoi et al (1988) 4-(o-benzylphenoxy)-N-methylbutylamine (bifemelane) and other 4-(o-benzylphenoxy)-N-methylalkylamines as new inhibitors of type A and B monoamine oxidase. J.Neurochem. 50 243. PMID: 3335842.

Nomoto et al (1994) Effects of bifemelane on parkinsonism induced by 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) in the common marmoset. Neurosci.Lett. 178 95. PMID: 7816348.

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