(-)-MK 801 maleate

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Description: NMDA antagonist; less active enantiomer of (+)-MK 801
Chemical Name: (5R,10S)-(-)-5-Methyl-10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenzo[a,d]cylcohepten-5,10-imine maleate
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Citations (3)
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Literature (6)

Biological Activity for (-)-MK 801 maleate

(-)-MK 801 maleate is a less active enantiomer (10-fold less potent in behavioral studies) than (+)-MK 801 maleate.

(+)-enantiomer also available.

Compound Libraries for (-)-MK 801 maleate

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Technical Data for (-)-MK 801 maleate

M. Wt 337.37
Formula C16H15N.C4H4O4
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 121917-57-5
PubChem ID 16219612
InChI Key QLTXKCWMEZIHBJ-FWHYOZOBSA-N
Smiles O=C(O)/C=C\C(O)=O.C[C@@]14C3=C(C=CC=C3)C[C@H](N4)C2=C1C=CC=C2

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Solubility Data for (-)-MK 801 maleate

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
water 8.43 25 with gentle warming
DMSO 33.74 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.96 mL 14.82 mL 29.64 mL
5 mM 0.59 mL 2.96 mL 5.93 mL
10 mM 0.3 mL 1.48 mL 2.96 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.3 mL 0.59 mL

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Product Datasheets for (-)-MK 801 maleate

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References for (-)-MK 801 maleate

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

Genovese and Lu (1991) Effects of MK-801 stereoisomers on schedule-controlled behavior in rats. Psychopharmacology. 105 477 PMID: 1771215

Thompson et al (1990) Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of a series of dibenzo[a,d]cycloalkenimines as N-MthD.-aspartate antagonists. J.Med.Chem. 33 789 PMID: 1688947


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3 Citations for (-)-MK 801 maleate

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (-)-MK 801 maleate include:

Yang et al (2005) Behavioral stress enhances hippocampal CA1 long-term depression through the blockade of the glutamate uptake. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 25 4288 PMID: 15858055

Huang et al (2004) Astrocyte glutamate transporters regulate metabotropic glutamate receptor-mediated excitation of hippocampal interneurons. J Neurosci 24 4551 PMID: 15140926

Huang et al (2007) Actin polymerization and ERK phosphorylation are required for Arc/Arg3.1 mRNA targeting to activated synaptic sites on dendrites. J Neurosci 27 9054 PMID: 17715342


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