Gaboxadol hydrobromide

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MedKoo CAT#: 575767

CAS#: 65202-63-3

Description: Gaboxadol hydrobromide is a GABA agonist. It is an inhibitor of GABA uptake systems. Gaboxadol can also be a non-opioid analgesic and a novel type of hypnotic.

Chemical Structure

Gaboxadol hydrobromide
CAS# 65202-63-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 575767
Name: Gaboxadol hydrobromide
CAS#: 65202-63-3
Chemical Formula: C6H9BrN2O2
Exact Mass: 219.9847
Molecular Weight: 221.05
Elemental Analysis: C, 32.60; H, 4.10; Br, 36.15; N, 12.67; O, 14.48

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Synonym: Gaboxadol hydrobromide; Gaboxadol HBr; THIP monohydrobromide

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Isoxazolo(5,4-c)pyridin-3(2H)-one, 4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-, monohydrobromide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H8N2O2.BrH/c9-6-4-1-2-7-3-5(4)10-8-6;/h7H,1-3H2,(H,8,9);1H


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

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 221.05 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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