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Picamilon sodium, Powder ≥98%

Picamilon is a molecule formed by an amide linkage of the vitamin Niacin (vitamin B3, nicotinic acid) with the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA

It was developed in the Soviet Union in 1969 and further studied in both Russia and Japan as a prodrug of GABA.


This Material is Sold For Research Use Only. Terms of Sale Apply. Not for Human Consumption, nor Medical, Veterinary, or Household Uses.

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20g, 50g

Chemical Informations

CAS Number: 62936-56-5
Purity: ≥98%
Molecular Weight: 230.20 g/mol
Melting Point: 208.0-212.0°C
Molecular Formula: C10H11N2O3 •Na
Synonyms: Picamilon, Pikamilone sodium salt, Pikamilone, Pikamilon sodium salt, Nicotinoyl-GABA sodium salt, 4-(Pyridine-3-carbonylamino)butanoic acid sodium salt, Monosodium 4-(pyridine-3-carbonylamino)butanoate, Monosodium 4-Nicotinoylaminobutyrate, N-(3-Pyridinylcarbonyl)-4-aminobutyric acid sodium
PubChem CID: 23663986
SMILES: C1=CC(=CN=C1)C(=O)NCCCC(=O)[O-].[Na+]

Technical Information:

Application: Picamilon is a linked derivative of the vitamin Niacin (vitamin B3, nicotinic acid) with the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA, useful in the research of BBB penetrant molecules which hydrolyse to yield GABA.
Appearance: White or off-white powder
Physical State: Solid
Solubility: Freely soluble in Ethanol, Water.
Storage: Store at room temperature or cooler, in a sealed airtight container, protected from heat, light and humidity.
Stability: Stable for at least two years when stored as above.

Lab Analysis

Picamilon Sodium CoA LOT : 231122

2211EURO.163B Picamilon Sodium_CoA Lot=181022

2211EURO.163B_Picamilon Sodium CAS= 34562-97-5 Lot=181022 (HNMR)