Cat. No. 1030
Chemical Name: [(2,6-Dichlorophenyl)acetyl]guanidi
Biological ActivitySelective α2A-adrenoceptor agonist (Kd = 31 nM). Displays 60-fold selectivity over α2B-adrenoceptors. Also available as part of the α2-Adrenoceptor Tocriset™.
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Intengan and Smyth (1997) Alpha-2a/d adrenoceptor subtype stimulation by guanfacine increases osmolar clearance. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 281 48. PMID: 9103479.
Uhlen and Wikberg (1991) Delineation of rat kidney α2A- and α2B-adrenoceptors with [3H]RX821002 radioligand binding: computer modelling reveals that guanfacine is an α2A -selective compound. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 202 235. PMID: 1666366.
Merck Index 12 4590.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Guanfacine hydrochloride include:
An et al (2014) Neuritin can normalize neural deficits of Alzheimer's disease. Cell Death Dis 5 e1523. PMID: 25393479.
Hamby et al (2012) Inflammatory mediators alter the astrocyte transcriptome and calcium signaling elicited by multiple G-protein-coupled receptors. Pharmacol Res Perspect 32 14489. PMID: 23077035.
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