Cat. No. 2174
Alternative Name: Dinatin
Chemical Name: 5,7-Dihydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-6
Biological ActivityPartial positive allosteric modulator at the benzodiazepine receptor (IC50 = 1.3 μM for inhibition of flumazenil binding); natural sage flavone. Stimulates GABA-induced chloride currents in Xenopus oocytes expressing α1-, α2-, α3-, α5- or α6-β2 γ2S GABAA receptors. Brain penetrant; oral administration reduces seizures in a gerbil model of epilepsy. Also has antifungal, antiproliferative, antioxidant and antithrombotic properties.
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Kavvadias et al (2004) The flavone hispidulin, a benzodiazepine receptor ligand with positive allosteric properties, traverses the blood-brain barrier and exhibits anticonvulsive effects. Br.J.Pharmacol. 142 811. PMID: 15231642.
Kavvadias et al (2003) Constituents of sage (Salvia officinalis) with in vitro affinity to human brain benzodiazepine receptor. Planta Med. 69 113. PMID: 12624814.
Bourdillat et al (1988) Hispidulin, a natural flavone, inhibits human platelet aggregation by increasing cAMP levels. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 147 1. PMID: 2836213.
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