XE 991 dihydrochloride
Cat. No. 2000
Chemical Name: 10,10-bis(4-Pyridinylmethyl)-9(10H)
Biological ActivityPotent and selective blocker of KV7 (KCNQ) voltage-gated potassium channels. Blocks KV7.2+7.3 (KCNQ2+3) / M-currents (IC50 = 0.6 - 0.98 μM) and KV7.1 (KCNQ1) homomeric channels (IC50 = 0.75 μM) but is less potent against KV7.1/minK channels (IC50 = 11.1 μM). Augments hippocampal ACh release and is a cognitive enhancer following oral administration in vivo.
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Wang et al (1998) KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 potassium channel subunits: molecular correlates of the M-channel. Science 282 1890. PMID: 9836639.
Zaczek et al (1998) Two new potent neurotransmitter release enhancers, 10,10-bis(4-pyridinylmethyl)-9(10H)-anthracenone and 10,10-bis(2-fluoro-4-pyridinylmethyl)-9(10H)-anthracenone: comparison to linopirdine. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 285 724. PMID: 9580619.
Wang et al (2000) Molecular basis for differential sensitivity of KCNQ and IKs channels to the cognitive enhancer XE991. Mol.Pharmacol. 57 1218. PMID: 10825393.
Passmore et al (2003) KCNQ/M currents in sensory neurons: significance for pain therapy. J.Neurosci. 23 7227. PMID: 12904483.
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