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MedKoo CAT#: 574928

CAS#: 480439-73-4

Description: TFB-TBOA is an inhibitor of the human excitatory amino acid transporters EAAT1, EAAT2, and EAAT3.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 480439-73-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 574928
CAS#: 480439-73-4
Chemical Formula: C19H17F3N2O6
Exact Mass: 426.10
Molecular Weight: 426.350
Elemental Analysis: C, 53.53; H, 4.02; F, 13.37; N, 6.57; O, 22.52

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Synonym: TFB-TBOA

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (3S)-3-[[3-[[4-(Trifluoromethyl)benzoyl]amino]phenyl]methoxy]-L-aspartic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C19H17F3N2O6/c20-19(21,22)12-6-4-11(5-7-12)16(25)24-13-3-1-2-10(8-13)9-30-15(18(28)29)14(23)17(26)27/h1-8,14-15H,9,23H2,(H,24,25)(H,26,27)(H,28,29)/t14-,15-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: N[C@@H]([C@H](OCC1=CC=CC(NC(C2=CC=C(C(F)(F)F)C=C2)=O)=C1)C(O)=O)C(O)=O

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

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 426.35 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. Tsukada et al (2005) Effects of a novel glutamate transporter blocker, (2S, 3S)-3-{3-[4-(trifluoromethyl)benzoylamino]benzyloxy}aspartate (TFB-TBOA), on activities of hippocampal neurons. Neuropharmacology 48 479 PMID: 15755476

2. Shimamoto and Shigeri (2006) Elucidation of glutamate transporter functions using selective inhibitors. CNS Agents Med.Chem. 6 59

3. Magi et al (2012) Physical and functional interaction of NCX1 and EAAC1 transporters leading to glutamate-enhanced ATP production in brain mitochondria. PLoS One 7 e34015 PMID: 22479505

4. Bozzo and Chatton (2010) Inhibitory effects of (2S, 3S)-3-[3-[4-(trifluoromethyl)benzoylamino]benzyloxy]aspartate (TFB-TBOA) on the astrocytic sodium responses to glutamate. Brain Res. 1316 PMID: 20026319