(+/-)-Huperzine A

(±)-Huperzine A (CAS 120786-18-7)

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Application: An NMDA antagonist
CAS Number: 120786-18-7
Purity: >95%
Molecular Weight: 242.3
Molecular Formula: C15H18N2O
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(±)-Huperzine A is a naturally sesquiterpene alkaloid compound found in the firmoss Huperzia serrata. Huperzine A is a potential therapeutic agent for Alzheimer's disease and an inhibitor of AChE.


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Physical State :
Solubility :
Soluble in dilute aqueous acids, chloroform, DMSO, acetone, methylene chloride, and methanol. Insoluble in water.
Storage :
Store at 4° C
Melting Point :
213.9-215° C
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
WGK Germany :
Transport :
UN 1544, Class 6.1, Packing group III
PubChem CID :
Merck Index :
14: 4755
MDL Number :

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