Vabicaserin HCl

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CAS#: 887258-94-8 (HCl)

Description: Vabicaserin is an 5-HT2C agonist potentially for the treatment of schizophrenia.

Chemical Structure

Vabicaserin HCl
CAS# 887258-94-8 (HCl)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 558275
Name: Vabicaserin HCl
CAS#: 887258-94-8 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C15H21ClN2
Exact Mass: 264.1393
Molecular Weight: 264.79
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.04; H, 7.99; Cl, 13.39; N, 10.58

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Related CAS #: 887258-95-9 (free base)   887258-94-8 (HCl)    

Synonym: SCA-136; PF-05208769; PF-5208769; SCA136; PF05208769; PF5208769; SCA 136; PF 05208769; PF 5208769; Vabicaserin HCl

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (9aR,12aS)-4,5,6,7,9,9a,10,11,12,12a-decahydrocyclopenta[c][1,4]diazepino[6,7,1-ij]quinoline hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H20N2.ClH/c1-3-11-9-16-7-8-17-10-12-4-2-5-13(12)14(6-1)15(11)17;/h1,3,6,12-13,16H,2,4-5,7-10H2;1H/t12-,13-;/m0./s1

SMILES Code: [H][C@]12CN3C4=C(C=CC=C4CNCC3)[C@@]1([H])CCC2.[H]Cl

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 264.79 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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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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