Rimcazole dihydrochloride

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Cat.No. 1497 - Rimcazole dihydrochloride | C21H27N3.2HCl | CAS No. 75859-03-9
Description: σ2 antagonist. Also DAT inhibitor
Alternative Names: BW 234U
Chemical Name: 9-[3-(cis-3,5-Dimethyl-1-piperazinyl)propyl]-9H-carbazole dihydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity

Antagonist at σ receptors (IC50 values are 1480 and 386 nM at σ1 and σ2 receptors respectively). Also binds to the dopamine transporter (IC50 = 57.6 nM) and inhibits dopamine uptake. Reduces the stimulatory effects of cocaine in vivo.

Technical Data

M. Wt 394.39
Formula C21H27N3.2HCl
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 75859-03-9
PubChem ID 53388
InChI Key ZWHRZGHGYMUSRM-VWDRLOGHSA-N
Smiles C[C@H](N[C@H](C)C4)CN4CCCN1C3=C(C=CC=C3)C2=C1C=CC=C2.Cl.Cl

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
1eq. HCl 39.44 100
water 3.94 10

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.54 mL 12.68 mL 25.36 mL
5 mM 0.51 mL 2.54 mL 5.07 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

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Ferris et al (1986) Evidence that the potential antipsychotic agent rimcazole (BW 234U) is a specific, competitive antagonist of sigma sites in brain. Life Sci. 38 2329 PMID: 2873494

Husbands et al (1997) Isothiocyanate derivatives of 9-[3-(cis-3,5-dimethyl-1-piperazinyl)propyl]-carbazole (Rimcazole): irreversible ligands for the dopamine transporter. J.Med.Chem. 40 4340 PMID: 9435903

Matsumoto et al (2001) Rimcazole analogs attenuate the convulsive effects of cocaine: correlation with binding to sigma receptors rather than dopamine transporters. Neuropharmacology 41 878 PMID: 11684152


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