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M9020

Sigma-Aldrich

Mecamylamine hydrochloride

Synonym(s):
2-(Methylamino)isocamphane hydrochloride, Inversine, N,2,3,3-Tetramethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-amine hydrochloride
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C11H21N · HCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
203.75
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

form

powder

Quality Level

solubility

ethanol: 122 mg/mL
H2O: 47 mg/mL
isopropanol: 476 mg/mL
glycerol: 95 mg/mL

originator

AstraZeneca

SMILES string

Cl.[H][C@@]12CC[C@@]([H])(C1)C(C)(NC)C2(C)C

InChI

1S/C11H21N.ClH/c1-10(2)8-5-6-9(7-8)11(10,3)12-4;/h8-9,12H,5-7H2,1-4H3;1H/t8-,9+,11?;/m1./s1

InChI key

PKVZBNCYEICAQP-CIISUUNXSA-N

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Application

Mecamylamine hydrochloride has been used as an additive in extracellular saline during current-clamp recordings to reduce synaptic input. It has also been used as a non-selective nicotinic acetyl choline receptor blocker in aortic body neurons and in MLO-Y4 cells.

Packaging

5, 25, 100 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Noncompetitive nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist; preferentially blocks nicotinic receptors at autonomic ganglia; crosses blood-brain barrier.

Features and Benefits

This compound is featured on the Acetylcholine Receptors (Nicotinic) page of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.
This compound was developed by AstraZeneca. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

Caution

Solutions are stable to autoclaving.

Pictograms

Skull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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