Cat. No. 0737
Chemical Name: N-[2-(2-Iodo-5-methoxyindol-3-yl)et
Biological ActivityPotent melatonin agonist (pKi values are 10.55 and 9.87 at human recombinant MT1 and MT2 receptors respectively). 2-[125I]-iodomelatonin has been used to identify, characterize and localize melatonin binding sites in the brain and peripheral tissues.
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Dubocovich and Takahashi (1987) Use of 2-[125l]-iodomelatonin to characterize melatonin sites in chicken retina. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 84 3916. PMID: 3035559.
Suiciak et al (1991) Quantitative pharmacological analysis of 2-[125l]-iodomelatonin binding sites in discrete areas of the chicken brain. J.Neurosci. 11 2855. PMID: 1652626.
Browning et al (2000) Pharmacological characterization of human recombinant melatonin mt1 and MT2 receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 129 877. PMID: 10696085.
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Keywords: 2-Iodomelatonin, supplier, High, affinity, melatonin, agonists, MT, Receptors
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