Catalog Number: 0388
Chemical Name: N,N'-[(1,2-Dioxo-1,2-ethanediyl)bis(imino-2,1-ethanediyl)]bis(2-chloro-N,N-diethylbenzenemethaminium) dichloride
Biological Activity
Extremely potent, selective and rapidly reversible inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) (IC50 values are 0.000698 and 8.20 μM at AChE and BChE respectively).
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    608.48
  • Formula:
    C28H42Cl4N4O2
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    115-79-7
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of ambenonium derivatives as AChE inhibitors.
    Bolognesi et al.
    Farmaco, 2003;58:917
  2. Ambenonium is a rapidly reversible noncovalent inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase, with one of the highest known affinities.
    Hodge et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 1992;41:937
  3. An investigation of the structure-activity correlations within a series of ambenonium analogs.
    Lands et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1958;123:121
  4. Affinity for benzoquinonium, and ambenonium derivatives for the acetylcholine receptor, tested on the electroplax, and for acetylcholinesterase in solution.
    Web
    Biochim.Biophys.Acta., 1965;102:172
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  1. Nicotinic and opioid receptor regulation of striatal dopamine D2-receptor mediated transmission
    Authors: Mamaligas Et al.
    Scientific Reports 2016;6:37834
  2. Muscarinic regulation of dopamine and glutamate transmission in the nucleus accumbens.
    Authors: Shin Et al.
    Int J Mol Sci 2015;112:8124

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