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Donepezil hydrochloride

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: 1H-Inden-1-one, 2,3-dihydro-5,6-dimethoxy-2-[[1-(phenylmethyl)-4-piperidinyl]methyl]-, hydrochloride, E2020

  • CAS Number 120011-70-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C24H29NO3 · HCl

  • Molecular Weight 415.95

  •  MDL number MFCD00881312

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329798838

  •  NACRES NA.77

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Properties

Related Categories Approved Therapeutics/Drug Candidates, Bioactive Small Molecule Alphabetical Index, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology, DIG-DY,
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
color   white to off-white
solubility   DMSO: ≥20 mg/mL
  H2O: ≥20 mg/mL
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   O=C1C(CC2CCN(CC3=CC=CC=C3)CC2)CC4=CC(OC)=C(OC)C=C41.[H]Cl
InChI   1S/C24H29NO3.ClH.H2O/c1-27-22-14-19-13-20(24(26)21(19)15-23(22)28-2)12-17-8-10-25(11-9-17)16-18-6-4-3-5-7-18;;/h3-7,14-15,17,20H,8-13,16H2,1-2H3;1H;1H2
InChI key   HLJIZAKUNCTCQX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   human ... ACHE(43)

Description

Application

Donepezil hydrochloride has been used in dose-response experiment to study its efficacy in ameliorating nicotine withdrawal-induced deficits in contextual conditioning in mice. It has also been intraperitoneally injected into rats to study its ability to improve social behavioral deficits, repetitive behavior and hyperactivity.

Packaging

10, 50 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Donepezil hydrochloride is a piperidine containing an organic compound and a non-competitive inhibitor. It is useful in treating Alzheimer′s disease, in which dementia is a prominent symptom. Donepezil is shown to induce cognitive ability and overall body function. It has a half-life of 70 hours.

Donepezil monohydrochloride monohydrate is a centrally acting reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor.

Features and Benefits

This compound is featured on the Acetylcholine Synthesis and Metabolism page of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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