GBR-12935 HCl

Catalog No. size PriceQuantity
M7140-2 2mg solid $97
M7140-10 10mg solid $416


Cas:67469-81-2 (HCl)

Product Information

GBR-12935 is a piperazine derivative which is a potent and selective dopamine reuptake inhibitor. It was originally developed in its 3H radiolabelled form for the purpose of mapping the distribution of dopaminergic neurons in the brain by selective labelling of dopamine transporter proteins. This has led to potential clinical uses in the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, although selective radioligands such as Ioflupane (¹²³I) are now available for this application. GBR-12935 is now widely used in animal research into Parkinson's disease and the dopamine pathways in the brain.


Chemical Formula: C28H36Cl2N2O


Molecular Weight: 487.509


Elemental Analysis: C, 68.98; H, 7.44; Cl, 14.54; N, 5.75; O, 3.28





GBR 12935



Chemical Name:

1-(2 (Diphenylmethoxy)ethyl)-4-(3-phenylpropyl)piperazine dihydrochloride


InChi Key:



InChi Code: InChI=1S/C28H34N2O.2ClH/c1-4-11-25(12-5-1)13-10-18-29-19-21-30(22-20-29)23-24-31-28(26-14-6-2-7-15-26)27-16-8-3-9-17-27;;/h1-9,11-12,14-17,28H,10,13,18-24H2;2*1H


Smiles Code:




Technical Data:


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001





  1. Sato T, Kitayama S, Morita K, Ikeda T, Dohi T. Changes in seizure susceptibility to local anesthetics by repeated administration of cocaine and nomifensine but not GBR12935: possible involvement of noradrenergic system. Jpn J Pharmacol. 2000 Jul;83(3):265-8. PubMed PMID: 10952077.


  1. Bowden C, Cheetham SC, Lowther S, Katona CL, Crompton MR, Horton RW. Dopamine uptake sites, labelled with [3H]GBR12935, in brain samples from depressed suicides and controls. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 1997 Nov;7(4):247-52. PubMed PMID: 9443655.


  1. Akunne HC, Dersch CM, Cadet JL, Baumann MH, Char GU, Partilla JS, de Costa BR, Rice KC, Carroll FI, Rothman RB. Studies of the biogenic amine transporters. III. Demonstration of two binding sites for [3H]GBR12935 and [3H]BTCP in rat caudate membranes. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1994 Mar;268(3):1462-75. PubMed PMID: 7908058.


  1. Rothman RB, Lewis B, Dersch C, Xu H, Radesca L, de Costa BR, Rice KC, Kilburn RB, Akunne HC, Pert A. Identification of a GBR12935 homolog, LR1111, which is over 4,000-fold selective for the dopamine transporter, relative to serotonin and norepinephrine transporters. Synapse. 1993 May;14(1):34-9. PubMed PMID: 8511716.


  1. Sharif NA, Nunes JL, Kalfayan V, McClelland DL, Rosenkranz RP, Eglen RM, Whiting RL. A pharmacological comparison of [3H]GBR12935 binding to rodent striatal and kidney homogenates: binding to dopamine transporters? Neurochem Int. 1992 Jul;21(1):69-73. PubMed PMID: 1303143.


  1. Le WD, Bostwick JR, Appel SH. Use of [3H]-GBR12935 to measure dopaminergic nerve terminal growth into the developing rat striatum. Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 1992 Jun 19;67(2):375-7. PubMed PMID: 1511527.


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