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CAS#: 428868-32-0

Description: WAY-163909 is a 5-HT2C agonist which enhances the preclinical potency of current antipsychotics.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 428868-32-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 532959
Name: WAY-163909
CAS#: 428868-32-0
Chemical Formula: C14H18N2
Exact Mass: 214.147
Molecular Weight: 214.31
Elemental Analysis: C, 78.46; H, 8.47; N, 13.07

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Synonym: WAY-163909 ; WAY 163909 ; WAY163909

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (11R,15R)-7,10-diazatetracyclo[^{5,16}.0^{11,15}]hexadeca-1,3,5(16)-triene


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C14H18N2/c1-3-10-9-15-7-8-16-13-6-2-4-11(13)12(5-1)14(10)16/h1,3,5,11,13,15H,2,4,6-9H2/t11-,13-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: [H][C@]1(CCC[C@]21[H])N3CCNCC4=C3C2=CC=C4

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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