Catalog Number: 4443
Chemical Name: (±)-2-Methylamino-1-(4-methylphenyl)propan-1-one hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Inhibits striatal dopamine uptake and hippocampal 5-HT uptake in synaptosomes (IC50 values are 467 and 558 nM respectively). Administration causes a decrease in dopamine and 5-HT transporter function. Synthetic CNS stimulant; brain penetrant.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. 4-methylmethcathinone (mephedrone): neuropharmacological effects of a designer stimulant of abuse.
    Hadlock et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2011;339:530
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