Bupropion hydrochloride

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Description: Non-selective inhibitor of dopamine and noradrenalin transporters
Chemical Name: 1-(3-Chlorophenyl)-2-[(1,1-dimethylethyl)amino]-1-propanone hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (4)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Bupropion hydrochloride

Bupropion hydrochloride is a non-selective inhibitor of dopamine and noradrenalin transporters (Ki values are 1.4, 2.8 and 45 μM for NET, DAT and SERT transporters respectively). Also inhibits neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Displays antidepressant activity and augments nicotine self-administration at low doses in vivo.

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Technical Data for Bupropion hydrochloride

M. Wt 276.2
Formula C13H18ClNO.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 31677-93-7
PubChem ID 62884
Smiles ClC1=CC=CC(C(C(C)NC(C)(C)C)=O)=C1.Cl

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Solubility Data for Bupropion hydrochloride

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

Preparing Stock Solutions for Bupropion hydrochloride

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 276.2. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.62 mL 18.1 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 for Bupropion hydrochloride

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

Slemmer et al (2000) Bupropion is a nicotinic antagonist. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 295 321 PMID: 10991997

Torres et al (2003) Plasma membrane monoamine transporters: structure regulation and function. Nat.Rev.Neurosci. 4 13 PMID: 12511858

Dwoskin et al (2006) Review of the pharmacology and clinical profile of bupropion, antidepressant and tobacco use cessation agent. CNS Drug Rev. 12 178 PMID: 17227286

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4 Citations for Bupropion hydrochloride

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

Durham et al (2019) Direct Effects of Nicotine Exposure on Murine Calvaria and Calvarial Cells. Sci Rep 9 3805 PMID: 30846819

Li et al (2009) Activation of glycogen synthase kinase-3 β is required for hyperDA and D2 receptor-mediated inhibition of synaptic NMDA receptor function in the rat prefrontal cortex. Neuropsychopharmacology 29 15551 PMID: 20007479

Nunes et al (2013) Effort-related motivational effects of the VMAT-2 inhibitor tetrabenazine: implications for animal models of the motivational symptoms of depression. J Neurosci 33 19120 PMID: 24305809

Czysz et al (2015) Lateral diffusion of Gαs in the plasma membrane is decreased after chronic but not acute antidepressant treatment: role of lipid raft and non-raft membrane microdomains. Cardiovasc Res 40 766 PMID: 25249058

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Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Phillip Strange and revised by Kim Neve in 2013, this review summarizes the history of the dopamine receptors and provides an overview of individual receptor subtype properties, their distribution and identifies ligands which act at each receptor subtype. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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