Oxymetazoline hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 1142 - Oxymetazoline hydrochloride | C16H24N2O.HCl | CAS No. 2315-02-8
Description: α1A agonist
Chemical Name: 3-[(4,5-Dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)methyl]-6-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-2,4-dimethyl-phenol hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

Partial α2A adrenoceptor agonist and α1A agonist. Agonist/antagonist activity at 5-HT receptors.

Technical Data

M. Wt 296.84
Formula C16H24N2O.HCl
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 2315-02-8
PubChem ID 66259
Smiles Cl.CC1=C(CC2=NCCN2)C(C)=C(O)C(=C1)C(C)(C)C

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Solubility Data

SolubilitySoluble to 50 mM in water

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 296.84. 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 3.37 mL 16.84 mL 33.69 mL
5 mM 0.67 mL 3.37 mL 6.74 mL
10 mM 0.34 mL 1.68 mL 3.37 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.34 mL 0.67 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Bayorh et al (1997) Cardiovascular effects of oxymetazoline and UK14,304 in conscious and pithed rats. Clin.Exp.Hypertens. 19 445 PMID: 9140707

Horie et al (1995) Selectivity of the imidazoline α-adrenoceptor agonists (oxymetazoline and cirazoline) for human cloned α1-adrenoceptor subtypes. Br.J.Pharmacol. 116 1611 PMID: 8564227

Schoeffter et al (1991) Interaction of the α-adrenoceptor agonist oxymetazoline with serotonin 5-HT1A, 5-HT1B, 5-HT1C and 5-HT1D receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 196 213 PMID: 1678720

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1 Citation for Oxymetazoline hydrochloride

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Oxymetazoline hydrochloride include:

Montgomery (2017) An Alpha-1A Adrenergic Receptor Agonist Prevents Acute Doxorubicin Cardiomyopathy in Male Mice. Plos One 12 e0168409 PMID: 28081170

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