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Varenicline tartrate

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: 7,8,9,10-Tetrahydro-6,10-methano-6H-pyrazino[2,3-h][3]benzazepine tartrate, Champix

  • CAS Number 375815-87-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C13H13N3 · C4H6O6

  • Molecular Weight 361.35

  •  MDL number MFCD08460603

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329823673

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InChI Key   TWYFGYXQSYOKLK-CYUSMAIQSA-N
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
color   white to beige
solubility   DMSO: >5 mg/mL
originator   Pfizer
storage temp.   room temp

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This compound was developed by Pfizer for Neuroscience research. To learn more about Sigma′s partnership with Pfizer and view other authentic, high-quality Pfizer compounds, visit sigma.com/bsm-pfizer.

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Packaging

5, 25 mg in glass bottle

Legal Information

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Varenicline tartrate is a partial α4β2 nicotinic receptor agonist and α7 full agonist. Varenicline competitively binds to α4β2 receptors and partially stimulates without creating a full nicotine effect, while simultaneoudly blocking the ability of nicotine to bind to the receptors. Varenicline thus blocks the ability of nicotine to activate α4β2 receptors and stimulate the central nervous mesolimbic dopamine system, believed to be the neuronal mechanism underlying reinforcement and reward experienced upon smoking.

Features and Benefits

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GHS09  GHS09
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UN 3077 9 / PGIII
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Acetylcholine Receptors (Nicotinic)

Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) constitute a family of ligand-gated channels, originally classified on the basis of their activation by the alkaloid nicotine, with acetylcholine (ACh) bein...
Keywords: Analgesics, Diseases, Dopamine agents, Gene expression, Genetic, Inflammation, Ligands, Microscopy, Neurotransmission, Neurotransmitters, Scanning electron microscopy, Schizophrenia, Tissue microarrays, Transduction

Discover Bioactive Small Molecules for ADME/Tox

A significant number of drugs that fail in clinical trials have been associated with safety issues, including unexpected drug-drug interactions (DDI) or lack of efficacy due to poor pharmacokinetics....
Keywords: Absorption, Bioactive small molecules, Clinical, Metabolism

Pfizer Compounds for Neuroscience

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