Threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride

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Description: Inhibitor of dopamine and noradrenalin transporters. Psychomotor stimulant
Alternative Names: Ritalin
Chemical Name: Threo-methyl α-Phenyl-2-piperidineacetate hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (3)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride

Threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride is a psychomotor stimulant. Inhibitor of dopamine and noradrenalin transporters that increases the extracellular concentration of dopamine and noradrenalin. Increases locomotor activity in vivo.

Technical Data for Threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride

M. Wt 269.77
Formula C14H19NO2.HCl
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 298-59-9
PubChem ID 45259401
Smiles [H][C@]1([C@H]([C@]2=CC=CC=C2)C(OC)=O)NCCCC1.Cl

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Solubility Data for Threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 13.49 50
ethanol 26.98 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for Threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 269.77. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.71 mL 18.53 mL 37.07 mL
5 mM 0.74 mL 3.71 mL 7.41 mL
10 mM 0.37 mL 1.85 mL 3.71 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.37 mL 0.74 mL

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References for Threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Askenasy et al (2007) Methylphenidate (Ritalin): behavioral studies in the rat. Int.J.Neurosci. 117 757 PMID: 17454243

Leonard et al (2004) Methylphenidate: a review of its neuropharmacological, neuropsychological and adverse clinical effects. Human Psychopharm. 19 151

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3 Citations for Threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Threo-methylphenidate hydrochloride include:

Parker et al (2014) Atomoxetine reduces anticipatory responding in a 5-choice serial reaction time task for adult zebrafish. PLoS One 231 2671 PMID: 24481568

Poulin et al (2014) Fluoxetine blocks Nav1.5 channels via a mechanism similar to that of class 1 antiarrhythmics. Mol Pharmacol 86 378 PMID: 25028482

Beerepoot et al (2016) Pharmacological Chaperones of the DA Transporter Rescue DA Transporter Deficiency Syndrome Mutations in Heterologous Cells. J Biol Chem 291 22053 PMID: 27555326

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Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Phillip Strange and revised by Kim Neve in 2013, this review summarizes the history of the dopamine receptors and provides an overview of individual receptor subtype properties, their distribution and identifies ligands which act at each receptor subtype. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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