Epinephrine hydrochloride, Adrenoceptor agonist (ab145705)

Overview

  • Product name

    Epinephrine hydrochloride, Adrenoceptor agonist
  • Description

    Adrenoceptor agonist
  • Alternative names

    • 4-(1-Hydroxy-2-[methylamino]ethyl)-1,2-benzenediol hydrochloride
    • Adrenalin hydrochloride
    • Adrenaline chloride
    • Adrenaline hydrochloride
  • Biological description

    Hydrochloride salt of Epinephrine (ab142299) which is an active sympathomimetic hormone from the adrenal medulla. It stimulates both the alpha- and beta-adrenoceptor systems, causes systemic vascoconstriction and gastrointestinal relaxation, stimulates the heart, and dilates bronchi and cerebral vessels.

  • Purity

    > 99%
  • CAS Number

    55-31-2
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    4-[(1R)-1-Hydroxy-2-(methylamino)ethyl]-1,2-benzenediol hydrochloride
  • Molecular weight

    219.67
  • Molecular formula

    C9H13NO3.HCl
  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in DMSO to 100 mM, in water to 100 mM and in ethanol to 25 mM
  • Handling

    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.

    Toxic, refer to SDS for further information.

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  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Yu AY  et al. Pupil Dilation with Intracameral Epinephrine Hydrochloride during Phacoemulsification and Intraocular Lens Implantation. J Ophthalmol 2016:4917659 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 26904274) »

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