Ro 8-4304 hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 3343 - Ro 8-4304 hydrochloride | C21H23FN2O3.HCl | CAS No. 1312991-77-7
Description: NR2B-selective NMDA antagonist
Chemical Name: 4-[3-[4-(4-Fluorophenyl)-1,2,3,6-tetrahydro-1(2H)-pyridinyl]-2-hydroxypropoxy]benzamide hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

NMDA receptor antagonist (IC50 = 0.4 μM) that displays > 100 fold selectivity for NR2B-containing receptors over NR2A-containing receptors. Exhibits an activity-dependent mechanism of NMDA antagonism and is competitive with respect to spermine (Cat. No. 0958).

Technical Data

M. Wt 406.88
Formula C21H23FN2O3.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1312991-77-7
PubChem ID 11957680
Smiles NC(C1=CC=C(OCC(O)CN2CCC(C3=CC=C(F)C=C3)=CC2)C=C1)=O.Cl

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 40.69 100
water 4.07 10

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.46 mL 12.29 mL 24.58 mL
5 mM 0.49 mL 2.46 mL 4.92 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.23 mL 2.46 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.49 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Kew et al (1998) State-dependent NMDA receptor antagonism by Ro 8-4304, a novel NR2B selective, non-competitive, voltage-independent antagonist. Br.J.Pharmacol. 123 463 PMID: 9504387

Kew and Kemp (1998) An allosteric interaction between the NMDA receptor polyamine and ifenprodil sites in rat cultured cortical neurones. J.Physiol. 512 17 PMID: 9729614

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