Noradrenaline bitartrate

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Cat.No. 5169 - Noradrenaline bitartrate | C8H11NO3.C4H6O6 | CAS No. 108341-18-0
Description: Endogenous adrenergic hormone and neurotransmitter
Alternative Names: Norepinephrine
Chemical Name: 4-[(1R)-2-Amino-1-hydroxyethyl]-1,2-benzenediol (L-(+))-bitartrate salt
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (2)

Biological Activity

Endogenous adrenergic hormone and neurotransmitter. A classical stress hormone; underlies the fight or flight response, along with adrenaline. Increases heart rate. Vasoconstrictor.

Technical Data

M. Wt 319.26
Formula C8H11NO3.C4H6O6
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 108341-18-0
PubChem ID 25127519
Smiles O[C@@H](CN)C1=CC(O)=C(O)C=C1.OC([C@H](O)[C@@H](O)C(O)=O)=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 31.93 100
water 31.93 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.13 mL 15.66 mL 31.32 mL
5 mM 0.63 mL 3.13 mL 6.26 mL
10 mM 0.31 mL 1.57 mL 3.13 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.31 mL 0.63 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Bunney et al (1965) Norepinephrine in depressive reactions. A review. Arch.Gen.Psychiatry. 13 483 PMID: 5320621

Gary et al (1985) Stress and brain noradrenaline: A review. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 9 233 PMID:

Lewitt et al (2012) Norepinephrine: the next therapeutics frontier for Parkinson's disease. Transl.Neurodegener. 1 4 PMID: 23211006

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2 Citations for Noradrenaline bitartrate

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Noradrenaline bitartrate include:

Baj et al (2012) Physical exercise and antidepressants enhance BDNF targeting in hippocampal CA3 dendrites: further evidence of a spatial code for BDNF splice variants. Neuropsychopharmacology 37 1600 PMID: 22318196

Zemkova et al (2011) Norepinephrine causes a biphasic change in mammalian pinealocye membrane potential: role of alpha1B-adrenoreceptors, phospholipase C, and Ca2+. Endocrinology 152 3842 PMID: 21828176

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