Donepezil hydrochloride (ab120763)
- Product nameDonepezil hydrochloride
- DescriptionAcetylcholinesterase inhibitor
- Biological descriptionPotent, selective acetylcholinesterase inhibitor (IC50 = 5.7 nM). Displays >1250 times selectivity for AChE over butyrylcholinesterase. Centrally active. Neuroprotective activity in vitro and in vivo.
- Purity> 99%
- Chemical name2,3-Dihydro-5,6-dimethoxy-2-[[1-(phenylmethyl)-4-piperidinyl]methyl]-1H-inden-1-one hydrochloride
- Molecular Weight415.96
- Chemical structure
- Molecular formulaC24H29NO3.HCl
- CAS Number120011-70-3
- Storage instructionsStore at room temperature.
- Solubility overviewSoluble in water to 100 mM
Providing storage is as stated on the product vial and the vial is kept tightly sealed, the product can be stored for up to 6 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
- Research Areas
References for Donepezil hydrochloride (ab120763)
This product has been referenced in:
- Balducci C et al. Reversal of visual attention dysfunction after AMPA lesions of the nucleus basalis magnocellularis (NBM) by the cholinesterase inhibitor donepezil and by a 5-HT1A receptor antagonist WAY 100635. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 167:28-36 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 12618916) »
- Sugimoto H et al. Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors: 1-benzyl-4-[(5,6-dimethoxy-1-oxoindan-2-yl)methyl]piperidine hydrochloride and related compounds. J Med Chem 38:4821-9 (1995). Read more (PubMed: 7490731) »
- Ihalainen J et al. Effects of memantine and donepezil on cortical and hippocampal acetylcholine levels and object recognition memory in rats. Neuropharmacology 61:891-9 (0). Read more (PubMed: 21704049) »