Agent Name

Raclopride tartrate

CAS Number

98185-20-7

Formula

C15-H20-Cl2-N2-O3.C4-H6-O6

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

(S)-(-)-3,5-Dichloro-N-((1-ethyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)methyl)-6-methoxysalicylamide L-(+)-tartrate; Benzamide, 3,5-dichloro-N-((1-ethyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)methyl)-2-hydroxy-6-methoxy-, (S)-, (R-(R*,R*))-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioate (1:1) (salt); [ChemIDplus] S(-)-Raclopride (+)-tartrate salt; 3,5-Dichloro-N-(1-ethylpyrrolidin-2-ylmethyl)-2-hydroxy-6- methoxybenzamide(+)-tartrate salt; S(-)-Raclopride L-tartrate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Raclopride is a synthetic compound that acts as an antagonist on D2 dopamine receptors. It can be radiolabelled with the carbon-11 radioisotope and used in positron emission tomography (PET) scanning to assess the degree of dopamine binding to the D2 Dopamine receptor." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; May cause CNS depression; Targets the nerves; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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