Ibotenic acid hydrate

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MedKoo CAT#: 573873

CAS#: 60573-88-8

Description: Ibotenic acid hydrate is a neurotoxic isoxazole (similar to Kainic acid and Muscimol) found in Amanita mushrooms. It causes motor depression, ataxia, and changes in mood, perceptions and feelings, and is a potent excitatory amino acid agonist.

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Pricing updated 2021-01-23. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Ibotenic acid hydrate 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 sales@medkoo.com to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 573873
Name: Ibotenic acid hydrate
CAS#: 60573-88-8
Chemical Formula: C5H8N2O5
Exact Mass: 176.0433
Molecular Weight: 176.13
Elemental Analysis: C, 34.10; H, 4.58; N, 15.91; O, 45.42

Synonym: Ibotenic acid hydrate, Pramuscimol

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5-Isoxazoleacetic acid, alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-, monohydrate


InChi Code: 1S/C5H6N2O4.H2O/c6-4(5(9)10)2-1-3(8)7-11-2;/h1,4H,6H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10);1H2

SMILES Code: O.NC(C(=O)O)c1onc(O)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:
>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).

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