Cat. No. 0757

Vinpocetine C22H26N2O2 [42971-09-5]

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Chemical Name: (3α,16α)-Eburnamenine-14-carboxylic acid ethyl ester

Biological Activity

Phosphodiesterase inhibitor, selective for PDE1 (IC50 = 21 μM). Also blocks voltage-gated Na+ channels.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in ethanol and to 10 mM in DMSO with gentle warming
>99 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Molnar and Erdo (1995) Vinpocetine is as potent as phenytoin to block voltage-gated Na+ channels in rat cortical neurons. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 273 303. PMID: 7737339.

Hagiwara et al (1984) Effect of vinpocetine on cyclic nucleotide metabolism in vascular smooth muscle. Biochem.Pharmacol. 33 453. PMID: 6322804.

Merck Index 12 10128.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Vinpocetine include:

Lee et al (2015) Vinpocetine inhibits Streptococcus pneumoniae-induced upregulation of mucin MUC5AC expression via induction of MKP-1 phosphatase in the pathogenesis of otitis media. EMBO Mol Med 194 5990. PMID: 25972475.

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