Cat. No. 0686
Chemical Name: 4a,5,9,10,11,12-Hexahydro-3-methoxy-11-methyl-6H-benzofuro[3a,3,2-ef]benzazepin-6-ol hydrobromide
Biological ActivityLong-acting, centrally active acetylcholinesterase inhibitor (IC50 = 410 nM) and allosteric potentiator at neuronal nicotinic ACh receptors. Prevents β-amyloid-induced apoptosis in SH-SY5Y and bovine chromaffin cells. Long-term administration reduces amyloid precursor protein deposition and neurodegeneration in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
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Keywords: Galanthamine hydrobromide, supplier, Galanthamine, Cholinesterase, inhibitors, AChE, Acetylcholinesterase, Esterases, Muscarinic, Receptors, Acetylcholine, Nicotinic, nAChR
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