Cat. No. 3557
Alternative Name: Rubi-4-aminopyridine
Chemical Name: bis(2,2'-Bipyridine-N,N')bis(4-aminopyridine-N1) ruthenium(2+) dichloride complex
Biological ActivityWater soluble ruthenium-bipyridine-triphenylphosphine caged 4-aminopyridine (4-AP). Excited by visible wavelengths and has two-photon uncaging capabilities under physiological conditions. Releases 4-AP (Cat. No. 0940), a voltage-dependent K+ channel blocker.
Licensing InformationSold under license from CHEMCAGE, patent 8063216
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Zayat et al (2003) A new strategy for neurochemical photodelivery: Metal-ligand heterolytic cleavage. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 125 882. PMID: 12537482.
Nikolenko et al (2005) Two-photon uncaging of neurochemicals using inorganic metal complexes. Chem.Commun. 13 1752.
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December 16, 2013