Phenformin hydrochloride

An anti-diabetic agent and AMPK activator
Catalog #: 1889 | abID: ab141459

Product Details

abID ab141459
Alternate Name 2-(N-phenethylcarbamimidoyl)guanidine, hydrochloride; phenethylbiguanide hydrochloride
Appearance White solid
CAS # 834-28-6
Molecular Formula C₁₀H₁₅N₅ · HCl
Molecular Weight 241.72
Purity ≥97% by TLC
Solubility H₂O (~ 50 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C10H15N5.ClH/c11-9(12)15-10(13)14-7-6-8-4-2-1-3-5-8;/h1-5H,6-7H2,(H6,11,12,13,14,15);1H
PubChem CID 13266
MDL Number MFCD00035039
Handling Protect from air and moisture
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


An anti-diabetic drug of the biguanide class. Increases AMPK activity without increasing AMP/ATP. Also acts as a mitochondrial complex I inhibitor.

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