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MedKoo CAT#: 525890

CAS#: 942606-12-4

Description: JN403 is a selective nicotinic acetylcholine receptor alpha7 agonist.

Price and Availability




JN403 is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to sales@medkoo.com to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 525890
Name: JN403
CAS#: 942606-12-4
Chemical Formula: C16H21FN2O2
Exact Mass: 292.1587
Molecular Weight: 292.3544
Elemental Analysis: C, 65.73; H, 7.24; F, 6.50; N, 9.58; O, 10.94

Synonym: JN403

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (1-Aza-bicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3(S)--yl)-carbamic acid 1(S)-(2-fluoro-phenyl)-ethyl ester


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H21FN2O2/c17-14-4-2-1-3-12(14)7-10-21-16(20)18-15-11-19-8-5-13(15)6-9-19/h1-4,13,15H,5-11H2,(H,18,20)/t15-/m1/s1


Technical Data

Solid powder

>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).

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).

Harmonized System Code:


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