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MedKoo CAT#: 571493

CAS#: 67387-76-2

Description: GEBR-7b is a phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE4) inhibitor that stops or slows the hydrolysis of cAMP. It improves spatial and object recognition memory in late-phase consolidation processes, and increases the level of cAMP in the hippocampus without affecting the level of Aβ.

Price and Availability

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5mg USD 275 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-07-07. Prices are subject to change without notice.

GEBR-7b, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 571493
Name: GEBR-7b
CAS#: 67387-76-2
Chemical Formula: C13H16O3
Exact Mass: 220.1099
Molecular Weight: 220.27
Elemental Analysis: C, 70.89; H, 7.32; O, 21.79

Synonym: GEBR-7b, (E)-3-(cyclopentyloxy)-4-methoxybenzaldehyde, O-2-(2,6-dimethylmorpholino)-2-oxoethyl oxime

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 3-cyclopentyloxy-4-methoxybenzylaldehyde


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C13H16O3/c1-15-12-7-6-10(9-14)8-13(12)16-11-4-2-3-5-11/h6-9,11H,2-5H2,1H3


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

Novel phosphodiesterase inhibitors are being studied to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Phosphodiesterases (PDEs) hydrolyze cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) and cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP). They are prominently expressed in the brain, and thus are targeted in Alzheimer’s disease treatments to regulate cAMP and cGMP concentrations (which can lead to a downstream control of various proteins involved in cognitive maintenance). PDE inhibitors have been shown to effect cognitive improvement in dealing with common dementia symptoms, including progressive memory loss, a decline in language skills, and some other neurodegenerative disorders, in comparison with the available treatments of acetylcholine inhibitors, which do not reverse the progression of Alzheimer’s.


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