Decamethonium Bromide
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Title: Decamethonium Bromide
CAS Registry Number: 541-22-0
CAS Name: N,N,N,N¢,N¢,N¢-Hexamethyl-1,10-decanediaminium dibromide
Additional Names: decamethylenebis[trimethylammonium bromide]
Manufacturers' Codes: C-10
Trademarks: Syncurine (Burroughs Wellcome)
Molecular Formula: C16H38Br2N2
Molecular Weight: 418.29
Percent Composition: C 45.94%, H 9.16%, Br 38.21%, N 6.70%
Line Formula: [(CH3)3N+(CH2)10N+(CH3)3].2Br-
Literature References: Prepn: Blomquist et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 81, 678 (1959).
Properties: Crystals from methanol + acetone, dec 268-270°. Freely sol in water, alcohol; very slightly sol in chloroform. Practically insol in ether. Aq solns are stable and may be sterilized by autoclaving.
Therap-Cat: Neuromuscular blocking agent.
Keywords: Neuromuscular Blocking Agent; Depolarizing Agents.

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