Biological descriptionPotent, highly selective α2 agonist. (Ki values are 1.08 and 1750 nM at α2 and α1 receptors, respectively). Active enantiomer of medetomidine (ab120787). Displays numerous actions including sedative, analgesic, anxiolytic, and antiulcerative properties.
Chemical name4-[(1S)-1-(2,3-Dimethylphenyl)ethyl]-1H-imidazole hydrochloride
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in water to 100 mM
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.