(±)-McN 5652

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Cat.No. 2148 - (±)-McN 5652 | C19H21NS | CAS No. 96795-89-0
Description: Potent, orally active 5-HT uptake inhibitor. Also inhibits noradrenalin and dopamine uptake in vitro
Alternative Names: McN 5652-Z
Chemical Name: (6R,10bS)-rel-1,2,3,5,6,10b-Hexahydro-6-[4-(methylthio)phenyl]-pyrrolo[2,1-a]isoquinoline
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Potent, high affinity serotonin re-uptake inhibitor; selective in vivo. Displays moderate selectivity over noradrenalin and dopamine re-uptake in vitro (Ki values are 0.68, 2.9 and 36.8 nM for inhibition of serotonin, noradrenalin and dopamine uptake respectively in rat brain synaptosomes). Potently potentiates 5-HT-induced effects in vivo following oral administration. Biological activity resides predominantly in the (+)-enantiomer.

Technical Data

M. Wt 295.44
Formula C19H21NS
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 96795-89-0
PubChem ID 6336338
Smiles [H][C@]23C1=CC=CC=C1[C@@H]([C@]4=CC=C(SC)C=C4)CN2CCC3

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
1eq. HCl 14.77 50
DMSO 22.16 75

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 295.44. 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 3.38 mL 16.92 mL 33.85 mL
5 mM 0.68 mL 3.38 mL 6.77 mL
10 mM 0.34 mL 1.69 mL 3.38 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.34 mL 0.68 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Shank et al (1988) McN-5652: a highly potent inhibitor of serotonin uptake. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 247 1032 PMID: 2905001

Maryanoff et al (1990) Pyrroloisoquinoline antidepressants. 3. A focus on serotonin. J.Med.Chem. 33 2793 PMID: 2213832

Smith et al (1991) Effects of pyrroloisoquinoline enantiomers ((+)- and (-)-McN-5652-Z) on behavioral and pharmacological serotonergic mechanisms in rats. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 196 85 PMID: 1831423

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