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Biological Activity for UMB 68
UMB 68 is a GHB receptor ligand. Exhibits similar receptor afffinity as GHB (IC50 for displacement of 3[H]NCS-382 from GHB receptors is 38 μM compared with 25 μM for GHB). Demonstrates no significant affinity for GABAB receptors and does not exhibit GHB-like behavioral effects in vivo.
Technical Data for UMB 68
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for UMB 68
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for UMB 68
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 154.14. 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.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||6.49 mL||32.44 mL||64.88 mL|
|5 mM||1.3 mL||6.49 mL||12.98 mL|
|10 mM||0.65 mL||3.24 mL||6.49 mL|
|50 mM||0.13 mL||0.65 mL||1.3 mL|
References for UMB 68
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Wu et al (2003) A tertiary alcohol analog of γ-hydroxybutyric acid as a specific γ-hydroxybutyric acid receptor ligand. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 305 675 PMID: 12606613
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