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MedKoo CAT#: 532903

CAS#: 1310012-12-4

Description: VU0360172 is a positive allosteric modulator of mGlu5 receptors (EC50 = 16 nM; Ki = 195 nM). VU0360172 is selective for mGlu5 and it displays no significant activity at mGlu1, mGlu2 or mGlu4 receptors.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 1310012-12-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 532903
Name: VU0360172
CAS#: 1310012-12-4
Chemical Formula: C18H15FN2O
Exact Mass: 294.1168
Molecular Weight: 294.33
Elemental Analysis: C, 73.45; H, 5.14; F, 6.45; N, 9.52; O, 5.44

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Related CAS #: 1310012-12-4 (free)   1309976-62-2 (HCl)  

Synonym: VU0360172, VU-0360172, VU 0360172

IUPAC/Chemical Name: N-cyclobutyl-6-[2-(3-fluorophenyl)ethynyl]pyridine-3-carboxamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C18H15FN2O/c19-15-4-1-3-13(11-15)7-9-16-10-8-14(12-20-16)18(22)21-17-5-2-6-17/h1,3-4,8,10-12,17H,2,5-6H2,(H,21,22)


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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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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