Adrenochrome is an oxidation product of adrenaline (ephinephrine, norepinephrine). It inhibits COMT (Catechol-O-methyltransferase), promotes the synthesis of prostaglandins in brain tissue in vitro, promotes the secretion of nerve growth factor by L-M ce.
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Soluble in water (0.3 mg/ml), ethanol, and 1 M sodium hydroxide (50 mg/ml, gives a dark brown solution).
Store at -20° C
~375.1° C at 760 mmHg (Predicted)
~1.4 g/cm3 (Predicted)
n20D 1.63 (Predicted)
pKa: 13.31 (Predicted), pKb: 3.3 (Predicted)
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Adrenochrome (CAS 54-06-8)
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Is this the naturally occurring type or synthetic?
Asked by: ProfD
Thank you for your question. Adrenochrome sc-206029 is chemically synthesized.
Answered by: Tech Support Europe
Date published: 2020-07-11
What is this used for? And how would you use it?
Asked by: DizzyLuebb
Thanks for your question. Adrenochrome is an oxidation product of adrenaline (ephinephrine, norepinephrine). It inhibits COMT (Catechol-O-methyltransferase), promotes the synthesis of prostaglandins in brain tissue in vitro, promotes the secretion of nerve growth factor by L-M ce.
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Answered by: Technical Support 9
Date published: 2020-07-04
What is Adrenochrome used for, and what are the natural sources?
Asked by: L DMEM
Thank you for your question. Adrenochrome acts as an inhibitor of catechol-o-methyltransferase. The native source is synthetic.
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