2S,6S-Hydroxynorketamine hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 6095 - 2S,6S-Hydroxynorketamine hydrochloride | C12H14ClNO2.HCl | CAS No. 1430202-70-2
Description: Decreases D-serine (a NMDA co-agonist); antidepressant
Chemical Name: (2S,6S)-2-Amino-2-(2-chlorophenyl)-6-hydroxycyclohexanone hydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (2)

Biological Activity

Ketamine metabolite. Decreases intracellular D-serine (a NMDA co-agonist) concentrations in PC-12 cells (IC50 = 0.18 nM). Exerts antidepressant effects in mice.

2R,6R-Enantiomer and Racemate also available.

Licensing Information

Sold under license from the NIH, US patent 62/313,309

Technical Data

M. Wt 276.16
Formula C12H14ClNO2.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1430202-70-2
PubChem ID 124201855
Smiles ClC1=C([C@]2(N)C([C@@H](O)CCC2)=O)C=CC=C1.Cl

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 13.81 50
DMSO 27.62 100

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 276.16. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.62 mL 18.11 mL 36.21 mL
5 mM 0.72 mL 3.62 mL 7.24 mL
10 mM 0.36 mL 1.81 mL 3.62 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.36 mL 0.72 mL

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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Singh et al (2016) KA metabolites enantioselectively decrease intracellular D-serine concentrations in PC-12 cells. PLoS One 11 e0149499 PMID: 27096720

Zanos et al (2016) NMDAR inhibition-independent antidepressant actions of KA metabolites. Nature 533 481 PMID: 27144355

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2 Citations for 2S,6S-Hydroxynorketamine hydrochloride

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 2S,6S-Hydroxynorketamine hydrochloride include:

Ye et al (2019) KA metabolite (2R,6R)-hydroxynorKA enhances aggression via periaqueductal gray glutamatergic transmission. Neuropharmacology 157 PMID: 31207251

Chou et al (2018) (2R,6R)-hydroxynorKA rescues chronic stress-induced depression-like behavior through its actions in the midbrain periaqueductal gray. Neuropharmacology 139 1 PMID: 29953886

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