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Cat.No. 0208 - Hypotaurine | C2H7NO2S | CAS No. 300-84-5
Description: Non-selective endogenous glycine receptor agonist
Chemical Name: 2-Aminoethylsulfinic acid

Biological Activity

Endogenous inhibitory amino acid.

Technical Data

M. Wt 109.14
Formula C2H7NO2S
Storage Desiccate at RT
CAS Number 300-84-5
PubChem ID 107812
Smiles NCCS(O)=O

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Solubility Data

SolubilitySoluble to 100 mM in water

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 9.16 mL 45.81 mL 91.63 mL
5 mM 1.83 mL 9.16 mL 18.33 mL
10 mM 0.92 mL 4.58 mL 9.16 mL
50 mM 0.18 mL 0.92 mL 1.83 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Okamoto and Sakai (1981) Inhibitory actions of taurocyamine, hypotaurine, homotaurine, taurine and GABA on spike discharges of purkinje cells, and localization of sensitive sites in guinea pig cerebellar slices. Brain Res. 206 371 PMID: 7214140

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