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Strychnine

PESTANAL®, analytical standard

Synonym: (−)-Strychnine

  • CAS Number 57-24-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C21H22N2O2

  • Molecular Weight 334.41

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 52979

  •  EC Number 200-319-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00005941

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329756875

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Properties

Related Categories Acaricides, All Doping Standards (A-Z), Alpha Index of All Pesticide Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography,
grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   QMGVPVSNSZLJIA-FVWCLLPLSA-N
product line   PESTANAL®
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
mp   284-286 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
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Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
format   neat

Description

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

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1692 - class 6.1 - PG 1 - Strychnine
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
WL2275000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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