Methylergometrine maleate

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Cat.No. 0549 - Methylergometrine maleate | C20H25N3O2.C4H4O4 | CAS No. 57432-61-8
Description: Active metabolite of methysergide (Cat. No. 1064)
Alternative Names: Methylergonovine maleate
Chemical Name: [8β(S)]-9,10-Didehydro-N-[1-(hydroxymethyl)propyl]-6-methylergoline-8-carboxamide maleate
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

Active metabolite of methysergide (Cat. No. 1064); uterotonic agent and oxytocic.

Technical Data

M. Wt 455.51
Formula C20H25N3O2.C4H4O4
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 57432-61-8
PubChem ID 5281072
Smiles OC(=O)\C=C/C(O)=O.[H][C@](CC)(CO)NC(=O)[C@@]1([H])CN(C)[C@]2([H])CC3=CNC4=C3C(=CC=C4)C2=C1

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Solubility Data

SolubilitySoluble to 25 mM in water

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 455.51. 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 2.2 mL 10.98 mL 21.95 mL
5 mM 0.44 mL 2.2 mL 4.39 mL
10 mM 0.22 mL 1.1 mL 2.2 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.22 mL 0.44 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

MacLennan and Martin (1990) Actions of non-peptide ergot alkaloids at 5-HT1-like and 5-HT2 receptors mediating vascular smooth muscle contraction. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 342 120 PMID: 2234096

Muller-Schweinitzer and Tapparelli (1986) Methylergometrine, an active metabolite of methysergide. Cephalalgia 6 35 PMID: 3698092

Pertz (1993) 5-Hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) contracts the guinea-pig isolated iliac artery via 5-HT1-like and 5-HT2 receptors. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 348 558 PMID: 8133899

Merck Index 12 6147 PMID:

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1 Citation for Methylergometrine maleate

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Methylergometrine maleate include:

Chan et al (2015) Ergot Alkaloids (Re)generate New Leads as Antiparasitics. Cell Signal 9 e0004063 PMID: 26367744

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