Cat. No. 3855
Chemical Name: Bis(2,2'-bipyridine-N,N')bis(S-nicotine-N1) ruthenium(2+) dichloride
Biological ActivityRuthenium-bisbipyridine-caged nicotine, excitable by irradiation with visible light. Undergoes rapid photolysis to release nicotine (< 20 ns); exhibits a high quantum yield. Induces action potential propagation in Retzius neurons of leech ganglia with no detectable toxicity at a concentration of 1 mM.
Licensing InformationSold under license from CHEMCAGE, patent 8063216
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Filevich et al (2010) A caged nicotine with nanosecond range kinetics and visible light sensitivity. J.Inorg.Biochem. 104 1248. PMID: 20825994.
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Keywords: RuBi-Nicotine, supplier, RuBiNicotine, caged, compounds, nicotinics, cholinergics, acetylcholine, receptors, nAChRs, agonist, excitatory
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