CI 966 hydrochloride

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Description: Selective inhibitor of GAT-1
Chemical Name: 1-[2-[bis[4-(Trifluoromethyl)phenyl]methoxy]ethyl]-1,2,5,6-tetrahydropyridine-3-carboxylic acid hydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for CI 966 hydrochloride

CI 966 hydrochloride is a selective inhibitor of the GABA transporter GAT-1 (IC50 values are 0.26 and 1.2 μM at cloned human and rat GAT-1 respectively). Displays over 200-fold selectivity over GAT-2 and GAT-3. Centrally active upon systemic administration in vivo. Anticonvulsive and neuroprotective.

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Technical Data for CI 966 hydrochloride

M. Wt 509.87
Formula C23H21F6NO3.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 110283-66-4
PubChem ID 198692
Smiles Cl.OC(=O)C1=CCCN(CCOC(C2=CC=C(C=C2)C(F)(F)F)C2=CC=C(C=C2)C(F)(F)F)C1

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Solubility Data for CI 966 hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
ethanol 10
DMSO 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for CI 966 hydrochloride

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 509.87. 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 1.96 mL 9.81 mL 19.61 mL
5 mM 0.39 mL 1.96 mL 3.92 mL
10 mM 0.2 mL 0.98 mL 1.96 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.2 mL 0.39 mL

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References for CI 966 hydrochloride

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

Borden et al (1994) Tiagabine, SK&F 89976-A, CI-966, and NNC-711 are selective for the cloned GABA transporter GAT-1. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 269 219 PMID: 7851497

Ebert et al (1990) Systemic CI-966, a new gamma-aminobutyric acid uptake blocker, enhances gamma-aminobutyric acid action in CA1 pyramidal layer in situ. Can.J.Physiol.Pharmacol. 68 1194 PMID: 2276082

Radulovic et al (1993) Pharmacokinetics, mass balance, and induction potential of novel GABA uptake inhibitor, CI-966 HCl, in laboratory animals. Pharm.Res. 10 1442 PMID: 8272405

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