PEPA

Cat. No. 2929

PEPA C16H16F2N2O4S2 [141286-78-4]

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Chemical Name: 2-[2,6-Difluoro-4-[[2-[(phenylsulfonyl)amino]ethyl]thio]phenoxy]acetamide

Biological Activity

Novel allosteric potentiator of AMPA receptor desensitization. Slows the rate of onset of desensitization and potentiates steady-state equilibrium currents induced by glutamate with subunit (GluR3/4 > GluR1) and splice variant (flop > flip) selectivity. Ameliorates post-ischemic memory impairment in rats following i.v. administration.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
402.44
Formula:
C16H16F2N2O4S2
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 25 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
141286-78-4

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Sekiguchi et al (2002) A desensitization-selective potentiator of AMPA-type glutamate receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 136 1033. PMID: 12145103.

Sekiguchi et al (2001) The AMPA receptor allosteric potentiator PEPA ameliorates post-ischemic memory impairment. Neuroreport 12 2974.

Sekiguchi et al (1997) A novel allosteric potentiator of AMPA receptors: 4-[2-(phenylsulfonylamino)ethylthio]-2,6-difluoro-phenoxyacetamide. J.Neurosci. 17 5760. PMID: 9221774.

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