Midazolam hydrochloride

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Description: Benzodiazepine agonist
Alternative Names: Dormicum,Ro 21-3981/001
Chemical Name: 8-Chloro-6-(2-fluorophenyl)-1-methyl-4H-imidazo[1,5-a][1,4]benzodiazepine hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Literature (2)

Biological Activity for Midazolam hydrochloride

Midazolam hydrochloride is a sedative/hypnotic agent that acts at the GABAA receptor benzodiazepine modulatory site.

Technical Data for Midazolam hydrochloride

M. Wt 362.23
Formula C18H13ClFN3.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 59467-96-8
PubChem ID 43032
Smiles FC(C=CC=C4)=C4C3=NCC1=CN=C(C)N1C2=CC=C(Cl)C=C23.Cl

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Solubility Data for Midazolam hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 9.06 25

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 362.23. 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
0.25 mM 11.04 mL 55.21 mL 110.43 mL
1.25 mM 2.21 mL 11.04 mL 22.09 mL
2.5 mM 1.1 mL 5.52 mL 11.04 mL
12.5 mM 0.22 mL 1.1 mL 2.21 mL

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References for Midazolam hydrochloride

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

Kanto (1985) Midazolam: the first water-soluble benzodiazepine. Pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and efficacy in insomnia and anesthesia. Pharmacotherapy 5 138 PMID: 3161005

Olkkola and Ahonen (2008) Midazolam and other benzodiazepines. Handb.Exp.Pharmacol. 182 335 PMID: 18175099

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Midazolam potentiates response of GABA-A receptors even in low concentration.
By Anonymous on 08/17/2019
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Rat
Cell Line/Tissue: Cerebellum

Midazolam was used to test a response of GABA-A receptors in cerebellar granule cells; the compound has shown a clear potentiatory effect. Figure: evoked EPSCs under control (black) and with 10 microM of Midazolam in perfusion solution (white).

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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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