Mephedrone hydrochloride

Discontinued Product

Mephedrone hydrochloride (Cat. No. 4443) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Inhibits synaptosomal dopamine and 5-HT uptake
Chemical Name: (±)-2-Methylamino-1-(4-methylphenyl)propan-1-one hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Mephedrone hydrochloride

Inhibits striatal dopamine uptake and hippocampal 5-HT uptake in synaptosomes (IC50 values are 467 and 558 nM respectively). Administration causes a decrease in dopamine and 5-HT transporter function. Synthetic CNS stimulant; brain penetrant.

Technical Data for Mephedrone hydrochloride

M. Wt 213.7
Formula C11H15NO.HCl
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1189726-22-4
PubChem ID 46782120
Smiles CC1=CC=C(C(C(C)NC)=O)C=C1.Cl

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References for Mephedrone hydrochloride

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Hadlock et al (2011) 4-methylmethcathinone (mephedrone): neuropharmacological effects of a designer stimulant of abuse. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 339 530 PMID: 21810934

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Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Phillip Strange and revised by Kim Neve in 2013, this review summarizes the history of the dopamine receptors and provides an overview of individual receptor subtype properties, their distribution and identifies ligands which act at each receptor subtype. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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