Acetylcholine chloride

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Cat.No. 2809 - Acetylcholine chloride | C7H16ClNO2 | CAS No. 60-31-1
Description: Endogenous neurotransmitter
Chemical Name: 2-(Acetyloxy)-N,N,N-trimethylethanaminium chloride

Biological Activity

Endogenous neurotransmitter. Acts at nicotinic and muscarinic acetylcholine receptors.

Technical Data

M. Wt 181.66
Formula C7H16ClNO2
Storage Desiccate at RT
CAS Number 60-31-1
PubChem ID 6060
Smiles CC(OCC[N+](C)(C)C)=O.[Cl-]

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 18.17 100
ethanol 13.62 75
water 18.17 100

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 181.66. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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 5.5 mL 27.52 mL 55.05 mL
5 mM 1.1 mL 5.5 mL 11.01 mL
10 mM 0.55 mL 2.75 mL 5.5 mL
50 mM 0.11 mL 0.55 mL 1.1 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Wessler et al (1999) The cholinergic 'pitfall': acetylcholine, a universal cell molecule in biological systems, including humans. Clin.Exp.Pharmacol.Physiol. 26 198 PMID: 10081614

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