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T7508 Sigma

Tetracaine hydrochloride

≥99%

Synonym: 4-(Butylamino)benzoic acid 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl ester, Amethocaine hydrochloride

Properties

Related Categories Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Ion Channels, Monovalent Ion Channels,
assay   ≥99%
solubility   alcohol: solublesoluble 40 parts of solvent
  chloroform: solublesoluble in 30 parts of solvent
  acetone: insoluble
  benzene: insoluble
  diethyl ether: insoluble

Description

Application

Topical ophthalmic anesthetic; used for spinal anesthesia

Tetracaine hydrochloride has been used for studying the pharmacological effects of spinal anesthesia1. Tetracaine hydrochloride has also been used as a component of protease digestion buffers2.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Blocks voltage-sensitive release of Ca2+ from sarcoplasmic reticulum.

Preparation Note

Tetracaine hydrochloride dissolves in water at 50 mg/ml to yield a clear, colorless solution. It is also soluble in 40 parts alcohol and 30 parts chloroform. However, it is practically insoluble in ether benzene or acetone.

Features and Benefits

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Sigma Reference Standard

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pharmaceutical secondary standard; traceable to USP and PhEur

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