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Armodafinil

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: (R)-Modafinil; 2-[(R)-(Diphenylmethyl)sulfinyl]-acetamide, CEP 10952, CRL 40982, Nuvigil

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Related Categories AN-AZ, Approved Therapeutics/Drug Candidates, Bioactive Small Molecule Alphabetical Index, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology,
InChI Key   YFGHCGITMMYXAQ-LJQANCHMSA-N
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
optical activity   [α]/D -15 to -20° in methanol (C=1)
color   white to tan
solubility   DMSO: ≥16 mg/mL
originator   Teva
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Armodafinil may be used in cell signaling studies.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Armodafinil has affinity for dopamine transporters and inhibits the uptake of dopamine in brain areas that are involved in the cognitive performances. It is beneficial for the patients of substance abuse and mental disorders.

Armodafinil is the R isomer and longer-lasting isomer of racemic modafinil. It is a psychostimulant wake-promoting agent developed for the treatment of narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder and excessive daytime sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea

Features and Benefits

This compound was developed by Teva. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

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GHS05  GHS05
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