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Strychnine

PESTANAL®, analytical standard

Synonym(s):
(−)-Strychnine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H22N2O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
334.41
Beilstein:
52979
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

product line

PESTANAL®

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

284-286 °C (lit.)

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format

neat

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12CC(=O)N3c4ccccc4[C@]56CC[N@H]7CC(=CCO1)[C@]([H])(C[C@@H]57)[C@]2([H])[C@]36[H]

InChI

1S/C21H22N2O2/c24-18-10-16-19-13-9-17-21(6-7-22(17)11-12(13)5-8-25-16)14-3-1-2-4-15(14)23(18)20(19)21/h1-5,13,16-17,19-20H,6-11H2/t13-,16-,17-,19-,20-,21+/m0/s1

InChI key

QMGVPVSNSZLJIA-FVWCLLPLSA-N

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General description

Strychnine is an alkaloid, available as a bioactive component in Semen Strychni, exhibiting analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor effects. It is widely used in neurological research, treatment of genetic disorder nonketotic hyperglycinemia, treatment of stomach ailments, etc.

Application

Strychnine may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in biological samples using liquid chromatography coupled to electrospray ionization mass spectrometry.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Convulsant; glycine receptor antagonist not associated with the NMDA receptor.

Legal Information

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Pictograms

Skull and crossbonesEnvironment

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 1 Dermal - Acute Tox. 2 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

The 100 Most Important Chemical Compounds: A Reference Guide (2005)
Application of solid phase microextraction to the determination of strychnine in blood
Borroso.M, et al.
Journal of Chromatography. B, Biomedical Sciences and Applications, 816(1-2), 29-34 (2005)
Determination of strychnine and brucine in rat plasma using liquid chromatography electrospray ionization mass spectrometry
Xu Y, et al.
Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 49(2), 487-491 (2009)
Susanne Jonsson et al.
Neuropharmacology, 82, 69-75 (2014-04-02)
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