FFN 511

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Cat.No. 3878 - FFN 511 | C17H20N2O2 | CAS No. 1004548-96-2
Description: Fluorescent substrate for VMAT2
Chemical Name: 9-(2-Aminoethyl)-2,3,6,7-tetrahydro-1H,5H,11H-[1]-benzopyrano[6,7,8-ij]quinolizin-11-one
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity

Fluorescent false neurotransmitter (FFN). Targets neuronal vesicular monoamine transporter (VMAT) 2; inhibits serotonin binding to VMAT2 (IC50 = 1 μM). Excitation and emission maxima are 406 and 501 nm in pH 7 buffer, respectively.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 284.35
Formula C17H20N2O2
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1004548-96-2
PubChem ID 23725121
Smiles NCCC(C1=C(O4)C3=C2C(CCCN2CCC3)=C1)=CC4=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
1eq. HCl 7.11 25
DMSO 1.42 5

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.25 mM 14.07 mL 70.34 mL 140.67 mL
1.25 mM 2.81 mL 14.07 mL 28.13 mL
2.5 mM 1.41 mL 7.03 mL 14.07 mL
12.5 mM 0.28 mL 1.41 mL 2.81 mL

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

Gubernator et al (2009) Fluorescent false neurotransmitters visualize DA release from individual presynaptic terminals. Science 324 1441 PMID: 19423778

Zhang et al (2009) DA release at individual presynaptic terminals visualized with FFNs. J.Vis.Exp. 30 PMID: 19721412

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