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.

Chemical Structure

Ibotenic acid hydrate
CAS# 60573-88-8

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

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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

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 176.13 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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