Minocycline hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 3268 - Minocycline hydrochloride | C23H27N3O7.HCl | CAS No. 13614-98-7
Description: Antibiotic. Displays neuroprotective effects
Chemical Name: [4S-(4α,4aα,5aα,12aα)]-4,7-Bis(dimethylamino)-1,4,4a,5,5a,6,11,12a-octahydro-3,10,12,12a,tetrahydroxy-1,11-dioxo-2-naphthacenecarboxamide
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Reviews (1)
Protocols (1)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity

Tetracycline antibiotic. Displays neuroprotective, antiapoptotic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects. Acts as a matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) inhibitor; attenuates disease severity in mouse models of multiple sclerosis. Orally active and brain penetrant. Allows formation of extended pluripotent stem (EPS) cells in combination with CHIR 99021 (Cat.No. 4423), (S)-(+)-Dimethindene maleate (Cat.No. 1425) and human leukemia inhibitory factor.

Technical Data

M. Wt 493.94
Formula C23H27N3O7.HCl
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 13614-98-7
PubChem ID 54685925
Smiles NC(C4=C(O)[C@@H](N(C)C)[C@@]3([H])[C@](C4=O)(O)C(O)=C2C(C1=C(O)C=CC(N(C)C)=C1C[C@]([H])2C3)=O)=O.Cl

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 49.39 100
water 12.35 25

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.02 mL 10.12 mL 20.25 mL
5 mM 0.4 mL 2.02 mL 4.05 mL
10 mM 0.2 mL 1.01 mL 2.02 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.2 mL 0.4 mL

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

Tikka et al (2001) MinCyc, a tetracy. derivative, is neuroprotective against excitotoxicity by inhibiting activation and proliferation of microglia. J.Neurosci. 21 2580 PMID: 11306611

Brundula et al (2002) Targeting leukocyte MMPs and transmigration: MinCyc as a potential therapy for multiple sclerosis. Brain 125 1297 PMID: 12023318

Padi and Kulkarni (2008) MinCyc prevents the development of neuropathic pain, but not acute pain: possible anti-inflammatory and antioxidant mechanisms. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 601 79 PMID: 18952075

Yang et al (2017) Derivation of pluripotent stem cells with in vivo embryonic and extraembryonic potency. Cell. 169 243 PMID: 28388409

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⚠ WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Minocycline hydrochloride (internal use), which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive toxicity with developmental effects. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

2 Citations for Minocycline hydrochloride

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Yaeger and Trussell (2015) Single granule cells excite Golgi cells and evoke feedback inhibition in the cochlear nucleus. J Neurosci 35 4741 PMID: 25788690

Song et al (2015) MinCyc does not affect long-term potentiation in the anterior cingulate cortex of normal adult mice. Hum Mol Genet 11 25 PMID: 25933605

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Blocker of microglia reactivity.
By Luiz Alexandre Magno on 07/16/2018
Assay Type: In Vivo
Species: Mouse
Cell Line/Tissue: Brain

I have used the antibiotic minocycline to impair activation of microglia in the brain of mice. This drug has anti-inflammatory properties that block microglial reactivity, which can be easily confirmed by expression of the CD68 protein. The drug was diluted in PBS and injected i.p. (75 mg/kg) in mice, twice a day, for 7 days. The image shows that microglial cells (stained for Iba1) do not express CD68 (in red) after treatment with minocycline.

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