Perhexiline maleate

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Cat.No. 5166 - Perhexiline maleate | C19H35N.C4H4O4 | CAS No. 6724-53-4
Description: Carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1 and 2 (CPT1/2) inhibitor
Chemical Name: 2-(2,2-Dicyclohexylethyl)piperidine maleate
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1 and 2 (CPT1/2) inhibitor. Inhibits palmitate oxidation in rat cardiomyocytes and increases cardiac efficiency in isolated rat hearts. Antianginal.

Technical Data

M. Wt 393.56
Formula C19H35N.C4H4O4
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 6724-53-4
PubChem ID 5284439

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 39.36 100
ethanol 7.87 20

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.54 mL 12.7 mL 25.41 mL
5 mM 0.51 mL 2.54 mL 5.08 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.27 mL 2.54 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.51 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Kennedy et al (1996) Inhibition of carnitine palmitoyltransferase-1 in rat heart and liver by perhexiline and amiodarone. Biochem.Pharmacol. 52 273 PMID: 8694852

Unger et al (2005) Dissociation between metabolic and efficiency effects of perhexiline in normoxic rat myocardium. J.Cardiovasc.Pharmacol. 46 849 PMID: 16306812

Yin et al (2013) Effects of perhexiline-induced fuel switch on the cardiac proteome and metabolome. J.Mol.Cell.Cardiol. 55 27 PMID: 23277191

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