Major metabolite of ketamine that is a potent non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist (Ki = 3.6 μM for displacement of [3H]-MK 801 in rat brain). Antinociceptive and anesthetic in vivo. R-enantiomer and S-enantiomer also available.
Sold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|phosphate buffered saline||26.02||100|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 260.16. 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||3.84 mL||19.22 mL||38.44 mL|
|5 mM||0.77 mL||3.84 mL||7.69 mL|
|10 mM||0.38 mL||1.92 mL||3.84 mL|
|50 mM||0.08 mL||0.38 mL||0.77 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Leung et al (1986) Comparative pharmacology in the rat of ketamine and its two principal metabolites, norketamine and (Z)-6-hydroxynorketamine. J.Med.Chem. 29 2396 PMID: 3783598
Ebert et al (1997) Norketamine, the main metabolite of ketamine, is a non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist in the rat cortex and spinal cord. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 333 99 PMID: 9311667
Shimoyama et al (1999) Oral ketamine is antinociceptive in the rat formalin test: role of the metabolite, norketamine. Pain 81 85 PMID: 10353496
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