Capobenic Acid

Title: Capobenic Acid
CAS Registry Number: 21434-91-3
CAS Name: 6-[(3,4,5-Trimethoxybenzoyl)amino]hexanoic acid
Additional Names: 6-(3,4,5-trimethoxybenzamido)hexanoic acid; 3,4,5-trimethoxybenzoyl-e-aminocaproic acid; ATBAC; TB-ACA
Manufacturers' Codes: C-3
Molecular Formula: C16H23NO6
Molecular Weight: 325.36
Percent Composition: C 59.06%, H 7.13%, N 4.30%, O 29.50%
Literature References: Prepn: A. Garzia, DE 2034192; idem, US 3697563 (1971, 1972 both to Ist. Chemioter. Ital.); Bottazzi et al., Riv. Farmacol. Ter. 11, 215 (1971). Pharmacology: Razzaboni et al., Boll. Soc. Ital. Biol. Sper. 44, 1783 (1968). Pharmacology, metabolism and clinical investigation of sodium salt: Greggia et al., ibid. 45, 1447 (1969); Fontanini et al., Minerva Med. 60, 4857 (1969); several authors, Riv. Farmacol. Ter. 1 (1970); 2 (1971); 3 (1972).
Properties: White, odorless powder, mp 121-123°. uv max (ethanol): 214, 259 nm. Sol in ethanol, acetone, chloroform, alkaline solns. Practically insol in water, ether, carbon tetrachloride. LD50 i.p. in rats: 2.5 g/kg (Garzia, 1971).
Melting point: mp 121-123°
Absorption maximum: uv max (ethanol): 214, 259 nm
Toxicity data: LD50 i.p. in rats: 2.5 g/kg (Garzia, 1971)
Derivative Type: Sodium salt
CAS Registry Number: 27276-25-1
Additional Names: Sodium capobenate
Trademarks: Capben (Schwarz)
Molecular Formula: C16H22NNaO6
Molecular Weight: 347.34
Percent Composition: C 55.33%, H 6.38%, N 4.03%, Na 6.62%, O 27.64%
Therap-Cat: Antiarrhythmic (cardiac depressant).
Keywords: Antiarrhythmic.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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