CVT-10216 is a Potent and selective, reversible inhibitor of aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) (IC50 values are 29 and 1300 nM for ALDH2 and ALDH1, respectively). CVT-10216 increases acetaldehyde after alcohol gavage and inhibits 2-bottle choice alcohol intake in heavy drinking rodents, including deprivation-induced drinking. Moreover, CVT-10216 also prevents operant self-administration and eliminates cue-induced reinstatement of alcohol seeking even when alcohol is not available (i.e., no acetaldehyde). Alcohol stimulates DA release in the NAc, which is thought to contribute to increased drinking and relapse in alcoholism. CVT-10216 prevents alcohol-induced increases in NAc DA without changing basal levels.
CAS Number: 1005334-57-5
Molecular Weight: 465.48
Chemical Name: 3-(((3-(4-(methylsulfonamido)phenyl)-4-oxo-4H-chromen-7-yl)oxy)methyl)benzoic acid
Appearance: Solid Power.
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, not in water
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Drug Formulation: To be determined.
HS Tariff Code: 382200
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CVT-10216 (intraperitoneal injection; 3.75, 7.5, or 15 mg/kg) exhibits a increase in social interaction as a dose-dependent manner, punctuated by a 2-fold increase in social interaction after 15 mg/kg in Fawn-Hooded rats. CVT-10216 (intraperitoneal injection; 3.75 or 15 mg/kg) are determined 5 h into the third withdrawal.It has the anxiolytic effect of 15 mg/kg CVT-10216 in this model, but has no significant effects on locomotor activity.
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