ANA 12

Cat. No. 4781

ANA 12 C22H21N3O3S [219766-25-3]

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Chemical Name: N-[2-[[(Hexahydro-2-oxo-1H-azepin-3-yl)amino]carbonyl]phenyl]benzo[b]thiophene-2-carboxamide

Biological Activity

TrkB receptor antagonist. Demonstrates a 2-site mode of action, preventing activation by BDNF non-competitively (IC50 values are 45.6 nM and 41.1 μM for the high and low affinity sites respectively). Displays no effect on TrkA and TrkC in an assay of neurite outgrowth. Demonstrates antidepressant properties.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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Cazorla et al (2011) Identification of a low-molecular weight TrkB antagonist with anxiolytic and antidepressant activity in mice. J.Clin.Invest. 121 1846. PMID: 21505263.

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