DMCM hydrochloride

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Description: Benzodiazepine inverse agonist
Chemical Name: 4-Ethyl-6,7-dimethoxy-9H-pyrido[3,4-b]indole-3-carboxylic acid methyl ester hydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (3)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for DMCM hydrochloride

DMCM hydrochloride is a benzodiazepine inverse agonist that displays anxiogenic and potent convulsant activity.

Compound Libraries for DMCM hydrochloride

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Technical Data for DMCM hydrochloride

M. Wt 350.8
Formula C17H18N2O4.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1215833-62-7
PubChem ID 45261899
Smiles CCC1=C(C(OC)=O)N=CC3=C1C2=CC(OC)=C(OC)C=C2N3.Cl

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Solubility Data for DMCM hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 31.43 100
DMSO 7.02 20

Preparing Stock Solutions for DMCM hydrochloride

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 350.8. 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 2.85 mL 14.25 mL 28.51 mL
5 mM 0.57 mL 2.85 mL 5.7 mL
10 mM 0.29 mL 1.43 mL 2.85 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.29 mL 0.57 mL

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Product Datasheets for DMCM hydrochloride

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References for DMCM hydrochloride

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

Petersen (1983) DMCM: a potent convusive benzodiazepine receptor ligand. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 94 117 PMID: 6317396

Conto et al (2005) Behavioral differences between subgroups of rats with high and low threshold to clonic convulsions induced by DMCM, a benzodiazepine inverse agonist. Pharmacol.Biochem.Behav. 82 417 PMID: 16297441

Sieve et al (2001) Pain and negative affect: evidence the inverse benzodiazepine agonist DMCM inhibits pain and learning in rats. Psychopharmacol. 153 180 PMID: 11205417

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3 Citations for DMCM hydrochloride

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

Alia et al (2016) Reducing GABAA-mediated inhibition improves forelimb motor function after focal cortical stroke in mice Scientific Reports 6 37823 PMID: 27897203

Kerti-Szigeti et al (2014) Synaptic GABAA receptor clustering without the γ2 subunit. J Virol 34 10219 PMID: 25080584

Nguyen et al (2013) GABA(A) receptors implicated in REM sleep control express a benzodiazepine binding site. J Neurosci 1527 131 PMID: 23835499

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Literature in this Area

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GABA Receptors Scientific Review

GABA Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Ian Martin, Norman Bowery and Susan Dunn, this review provides a history of the GABA receptor, as well as discussing the structure and function of the various subtypes and the clinical potential of receptor modulators; compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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