1. Membrane Transporter/Ion Channel
  2. Monoamine Transporter
  3. (+)-Tetrabenazine

(+)-Tetrabenazine  (Synonyms: (+)-TBZ; (3R,11bR)-TBZ; (3R,11bR)-Tetrabenazine)

Cat. No.: HY-B0590B Purity: 99.95%
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(+)-Tetrabenazine ((+)-TBZ; (3R,11bR)-TBZ; (3R,11bR)-Tetrabenazine) is a reversible inhibitor of vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT-2), inhibits transport by VMAT2 with 10-fold greater potency than transport by VMAT1.

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(+)-Tetrabenazine Chemical Structure

(+)-Tetrabenazine Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 1026016-83-0

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Description

(+)-Tetrabenazine ((+)-TBZ; (3R,11bR)-TBZ; (3R,11bR)-Tetrabenazine) is a reversible inhibitor of vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT-2), inhibits transport by VMAT2 with 10-fold greater potency than transport by VMAT1. target: VMAT-2 In vitro: (+)-Tetrabenazine inhibit the activity of the transporter but appear to interact differently with the protein. [2] (+)-Tetrabenazine inhibits reserpine binding to the transporter, suggesting that the sites may interact in an allosteric manner. [1] In vivo: 0.9% saline (80%) and dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) (20%). (+)-Tetrabenazine blocks dopamine (DA) storage and depletes striatal DA; (+)-Tetrabenazine was shown to induce tremulous jaw movements (TJMs) in rats and mice. The reference dose for administration is 2.0 mg/kg.[2]

Molecular Weight

317.42

Formula

C19H27NO3

CAS No.
Unlabeled CAS

Appearance

Solid

Color

White to off-white

SMILES

COC1=C(OC)C=C(CCN(C[C@H]2CC(C)C)[C@]3([H])CC2=O)C3=C1

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Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere.

Storage
Powder -20°C 3 years
4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 2 years
-20°C 1 year
Solvent & Solubility
In Vitro: 

DMSO : 16.67 mg/mL (52.52 mM; Need ultrasonic; Hygroscopic DMSO has a significant impact on the solubility of product, please use newly opened DMSO)

Preparing
Stock Solutions
Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.1504 mL 15.7520 mL 31.5040 mL
5 mM 0.6301 mL 3.1504 mL 6.3008 mL
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* Please refer to the solubility information to select the appropriate solvent. Once prepared, please aliquot and store the solution to prevent product inactivation from repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Storage method and period of stock solution: -80°C, 2 years; -20°C, 1 year. When stored at -80°C, please use it within 2 years. When stored at -20°C, please use it within 1 year.

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Select the appropriate dissolution method based on your experimental animal and administration route.

For the following dissolution methods, please ensure to first prepare a clear stock solution using an In Vitro approach and then sequentially add co-solvents:
To ensure reliable experimental results, the clarified stock solution can be appropriately stored based on storage conditions. As for the working solution for in vivo experiments, it is recommended to prepare freshly and use it on the same day.
The percentages shown for the solvents indicate their volumetric ratio in the final prepared solution. If precipitation or phase separation occurs during preparation, heat and/or sonication can be used to aid dissolution.

  • Protocol 1

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    40% PEG300    5% Tween-80    45% Saline

    Solubility: ≥ 1.67 mg/mL (5.26 mM); Clear solution

    This protocol yields a clear solution of ≥ 1.67 mg/mL (saturation unknown).

    Taking 1 mL working solution as an example, add 100 μL DMSO stock solution (16.7 mg/mL) to 400 μL PEG300, and mix evenly; then add 50 μL Tween-80 and mix evenly; then add 450 μL Saline to adjust the volume to 1 mL.

    Preparation of Saline: Dissolve 0.9 g sodium chloride in ddH₂O and dilute to 100 mL to obtain a clear Saline solution.
  • Protocol 2

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    90% (20% SBE-β-CD in Saline)

    Solubility: ≥ 1.67 mg/mL (5.26 mM); Clear solution

    This protocol yields a clear solution of ≥ 1.67 mg/mL (saturation unknown).

    Taking 1 mL working solution as an example, add 100 μL DMSO stock solution (16.7 mg/mL) to 900 μL 20% SBE-β-CD in Saline, and mix evenly.

    Preparation of 20% SBE-β-CD in Saline (4°C, storage for one week): 2 g SBE-β-CD powder is dissolved in 10 mL Saline, completely dissolve until clear.
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Method for preparing in vivo working solution for animal experiments: Take μL DMSO stock solution, add μL . μL , mix evenly, next add μL Tween 80, mix evenly, then add μL Saline.
 If the continuous dosing period exceeds half a month, please choose this protocol carefully.
Please ensure that the stock solution in the first step is dissolved to a clear state, and add co-solvents in sequence. You can use ultrasonic heating (ultrasonic cleaner, recommended frequency 20-40 kHz), vortexing, etc. to assist dissolution.
Purity & Documentation

Purity: 99.95%

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Complete Stock Solution Preparation Table

* Please refer to the solubility information to select the appropriate solvent. Once prepared, please aliquot and store the solution to prevent product inactivation from repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Storage method and period of stock solution: -80°C, 2 years; -20°C, 1 year. When stored at -80°C, please use it within 2 years. When stored at -20°C, please use it within 1 year.

Optional Solvent Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg 25 mg
DMSO 1 mM 3.1504 mL 15.7520 mL 31.5040 mL 78.7600 mL
5 mM 0.6301 mL 3.1504 mL 6.3008 mL 15.7520 mL
10 mM 0.3150 mL 1.5752 mL 3.1504 mL 7.8760 mL
15 mM 0.2100 mL 1.0501 mL 2.1003 mL 5.2507 mL
20 mM 0.1575 mL 0.7876 mL 1.5752 mL 3.9380 mL
25 mM 0.1260 mL 0.6301 mL 1.2602 mL 3.1504 mL
30 mM 0.1050 mL 0.5251 mL 1.0501 mL 2.6253 mL
40 mM 0.0788 mL 0.3938 mL 0.7876 mL 1.9690 mL
50 mM 0.0630 mL 0.3150 mL 0.6301 mL 1.5752 mL
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