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MedKoo CAT#: 510214

CAS#: 1224846-01-8

Description: MK-3697 is a highly potent, orally bioavailable selective orexin 2 receptor antagonists . MK-3697 is also the third insomnia drug, currently being developed by Merck. MK-3697 has Ki = 0.95 nM. Orexin receptor antagonists have demonstrated clinical utility for the treatment of insomnia. In vivo tests results on MK-3697 demonstrated improved stability and TDI profiles as well as excellent sleep efficacy across species.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 1224846-01-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 510214
Name: MK-3697
CAS#: 1224846-01-8
Chemical Formula: C23H21N5O3S
Exact Mass: 447.13651
Molecular Weight: 447.51
Elemental Analysis: C, 61.73; H, 4.73; N, 15.65; O, 10.73; S, 7.17

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
5mg USD 120 2 Weeks
10mg USD 150 2 Weeks
25mg USD 250 2 Weeks
50mg USD 450 2 Weeks
100mg USD 650 2 Weeks
200mg USD 950 2 Weeks
500mg USD 1750 2 Weeks
1g USD 2850 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2021-03-01. Prices are subject to change without notice.

MK-3697, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Synonym: MK3697; MK-3697; MK 3697.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: N-((5,6-dimethoxypyridin-2-yl)methyl)-5'-methyl-5-(thiazol-2-yl)-[2,3'-bipyridine]-4-carboxamide.


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C23H21N5O3S/c1-14-8-15(11-24-10-14)19-9-17(18(13-26-19)23-25-6-7-32-23)21(29)27-12-16-4-5-20(30-2)22(28-16)31-3/h4-11,13H,12H2,1-3H3,(H,27,29)


white 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, not in water

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).

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 447.51 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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1: Roecker AJ, Reger TS, Mattern MC, Mercer SP, Bergman JM, Schreier JD, Cube RV, Cox CD, Li D, Lemaire W, Bruno JG, Harrell CM, Garson SL, Gotter AL, Fox SV, Stevens J, Tannenbaum PL, Prueksaritanont T, Cabalu TD, Cui D, Stellabott J, Hartman GD, Young SD, Winrow CJ, Renger JJ, Coleman PJ. Discovery of MK-3697: A selective orexin 2 receptor antagonist (2-SORA) for the treatment of insomnia. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2014 Oct 15;24(20):4884-90. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2014.08.041. Epub 2014 Aug 26. PubMed PMID: 25248679.

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