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MedKoo CAT#: 564980

CAS#: 378242-00-3

Description: E2072 is a potent and selective thiol-based Glutamate Carboxypeptidase II (GCP-II) inhibitor.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 378242-00-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 564980
Name: E2072
CAS#: 378242-00-3
Chemical Formula: C16H14O4S
Exact Mass: 302.0613
Molecular Weight: 302.34
Elemental Analysis: C, 63.56; H, 4.67; O, 21.17; S, 10.60

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Synonym: E2072; E-2072; E 2072

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 3-(2-Mercaptoethyl)biphenyl-2,3'-dicarboxylic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H14O4S/c17-15(18)12-5-1-4-11(9-12)13-6-2-3-10(7-8-21)14(13)16(19)20/h1-6,9,21H,7-8H2,(H,17,18)(H,19,20)


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >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).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 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).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 302.34 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: Wozniak KM, Wu Y, Vornov JJ, Lapidus R, Rais R, Rojas C, Tsukamoto T, Slusher BS. The orally active glutamate carboxypeptidase II inhibitor E2072 exhibits sustained nerve exposure and attenuates peripheral neuropathy. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2012 Dec;343(3):746-54. doi: 10.1124/jpet.112.197665. Epub 2012 Sep 17. PubMed PMID: 22988061.

2: Rais R, Hoover R, Wozniak K, Rudek MA, Tsukamoto T, Alt J, Rojas C, Slusher BS. Reversible disulfide formation of the glutamate carboxypeptidase II inhibitor E2072 results in prolonged systemic exposures in vivo. Drug Metab Dispos. 2012 Dec;40(12):2315-23. doi: 10.1124/dmd.112.046821. Epub 2012 Sep 4. PubMed PMID: 22949627; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3500546.