Cat. No. 3400
Chemical Name: (bis(2,2'-Bipyridine-N,N')triphenylph
Biological ActivityRuthenium-bipyridine-triphenylphosphine caged GABA (Cat. No. 0344) that is excited by visible wavelengths. Provides greater tissue penetration, less phototoxicity, faster photorelease kinetics and better spatial resolution than UV light-sensitive caged compounds. Produces GABA receptor-mediated currents in pyramidal neurons in vitro and displays no effect on endogenous GABAergic or glutamatergic transmission at concentrations effective for uncaging.
Licensing InformationSold under licence from Columbia University
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Zayat et al (2003) A new strategy for neurochemical photodelivery: Metal-ligand heterolytic cleavage. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 125 882. PMID: 12537482.
Rial Verde et al (2008) Photorelease of GABA with visible light using an inorganic caging group. Front.Neural Circuits 2 2. PMID: 18946542.
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Keywords: RuBi-GABA, supplier, Caged, GABA, GABAA, GABAC, Receptors, GABAB
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