Key features and details
- Selective α2 adrenoceptor agonist
- CAS Number: 86347-15-1
- Purity: > 99%
- Supplied in water (25 mM)
- Form / State: Liquid
- Source: Synthetic
Product nameMedetomidine hydrochloride, alpha2 adrenoceptor agonist (aqueous solution)
DescriptionSelective α2 adrenoceptor agonist
Selective α2 adrenoceptor agonist (Ki values for receptor subtypes are 3.89 (α2A), 7.40 (α2B), 12.3 (α2C) and 0.76 nM (α2D)). Crosses the blood-brain barrier. Potent sedative, hypnotic and analgesic properties in vivo.
Chemical name4-[1-(2,3-Dimethylphenyl)ethyl]-1H-imidazole hydrochloride
Storage instructionsShipped at Room Temperature. Store at -20°C long term.
Solubility overviewSupplied in water (25 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.
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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab147476 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.