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MedKoo CAT#: 563213

CAS#: 872428-47-2

Description: M-5MPEPis an antagonist of mGlu5.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 872428-47-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 563213
Name: M-5MPEP
CAS#: 872428-47-2
Chemical Formula: C15H13NO
Exact Mass: 223.0997
Molecular Weight: 223.27
Elemental Analysis: C, 80.69; H, 5.87; N, 6.27; O, 7.17

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Synonym: M-5MPEP; M 5MPEP; M5MPEP;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-(2-(3-Methoxyphenyl)ethynyl)-5-methylpyridine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H13NO/c1-12-6-8-14(16-11-12)9-7-13-4-3-5-15(10-13)17-2/h3-6,8,10-11H,1-2H3


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: >3 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: 2934.99.03.00

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 223.27 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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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
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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