VU 0650786

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MedKoo CAT#: 571267


Description: VU 0650786 is a mGlu3 negative allosteric modulator. VU 0650786 has an mGlu2 IC50 of greater than 30 uM and mGlu3 IC50 of 392 nM, suggesting that it is highly selective for mGlu2 and mGlu3.

Price and Availability

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Pricing updated 2020-10-25. Prices are subject to change without notice.

VU 0650786 is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 571267
Name: VU 0650786
Chemical Formula: C18H15ClFN5O2
Exact Mass: 387.0898
Molecular Weight: 387.8
Elemental Analysis: C, 55.75; H, 3.90; Cl, 9.14; F, 4.90; N, 18.06; O, 8.25

Synonym: VU 0650786; VU-0650786; VU0650786

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (R)-2-(((5-chloropyridin-2-yl)oxy)methyl)-5-(2-fluoropyridin-3-yl)-7-methyl-6,7-dihydropyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrazin-4(5H)-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C18H15ClFN5O2/c1-11-9-24(14-3-2-6-21-17(14)20)18(26)15-7-13(23-25(11)15)10-27-16-5-4-12(19)8-22-16/h2-8,11H,9-10H2,1H3/t11-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: ClC1=CC=C(OCC2=NN([C@H](C)CN(C3=C(F)N=CC=C3)C4=O)C4=C2)N=C1

Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life:
>2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

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Additional Information

Negative allosteric modulators (NAM) are molecules of interest in treating depression-related behaviors, as potentially novel antidepressants.


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