Cat. No. 0919

TRIM C10H7F3N2 [25371-96-4]

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Chemical Name: 1-(2-Trifluoromethylphenyl)imidazole

Biological Activity

A potent inhibitor of neuronal and inducible NO synthases, with much lower affinity for the endothelial isoform (displays IC50 values of 28.2, 27.0 and 1057.5 μM respectively). Antinociceptive in vivo.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in ethanol and to 50 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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Handy et al (1995) The antinociceptive effect of 1-(2-trifluoromethylphenyl)imidazole (TRIM), a potent inhibitor of neuronal nitric oxide synthase in vitro, in the mouse. Br.J.Pharmacol. 116 2349. PMID: 8581267.

Handy et al (1996) Inhibition of nitric oxide synthase by 1-(2-trifluoromethylphenyl)imidazole (TRIM) in vitro: antinociceptive and cardiovascular effects. Br.J.Pharmacol. 119 423. PMID: 8886430.

Tooker et al (2013) Nitric oxide mediates activity-dependent plasticity of retinal bipolar cell output via S-nitrosylation. J.Neurosci. 33 19176. PMID: 24305814.

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Keywords: TRIM, supplier, nNOS/iNOS, inhibitors, Non-Selective, NOS, Nitric, Oxide, Signaling, Signalling, NO, Synthases

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