Cat. No. 1104
Chemical Name: 1-[2-Chloro-6-[[(3-iodophenyl)methy
Biological ActivityHigh affinity and extremely selective A3 adenosine receptor agonist (Ki = 0.33 nM). Displays 2500- and 1400-fold selectivity over A1 and A2A receptors respectively. Exhibits high selectivity over the Na+-independent adenosine transporter.
Licensing InformationSold with the permission of the NIH, US Patent 08/091,109
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Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet
Jacobson (1998) Adenosine A3 receptors: novel ligands and paradoxical effects. TiPS 19 184. PMID: 9652191.
Schaick et al (1996) Hemodynamic effects of histamine release elicited by the selective adenosine A3 receptor agonist 2-Cl-IB-MECA in conscious rats. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 308 311. PMID: 8858305.
Kim et al (1994) 2-Substitution of N6-benzyladenosine-5'-uronamides enhances selectivity for A3 adenosine receptors. J.Med.Chem. 37 3614. PMID: 7932588.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 2-Cl-IB-MECA include:
Angelantonio et al (2015) Basal adenosine modulates the functional properties of AMPA receptors in mouse hippocampal neurons through the activation of A1R A2AR and A3R. Sci Rep 9 409. PMID: 26528137.
Ren et al (2015) An adenosine A3 receptor agonist inhibits DSS-induced colitis in mice through modulation of the NF-κB signaling pathway. J Neurosci 5 9047. PMID: 25762375.
Iannone et al (2014) Adenosine limits the therapeutic effectiveness of anti-CTLA4 mAb in a mouse melanoma model. EMBO Rep 4 172. PMID: 24660106.
Corriden et al (2013) Adenosine-A3 receptors in neutrophil microdomains promote the formation of bacteria-tethering cytonemes. Biochim Biophys Acta 14 726. PMID: 23817552.
Vincenzi et al (2013) Pulsed electromagnetic fields increased the anti-inflammatory effect of A2A and A3 adenosine receptors in human T/C-28a2 chondrocytes and hFOB 1.19 osteoblasts. PLoS One 8 e65561. PMID: 23741498.
Kan et al (2012) Imiquimod suppresses propagation of herpes simplex virus 1 by upregulation of cystatin A via the adenosine receptor A1 pathway. J Virol 86 10338. PMID: 22787201.
Montinaro et al (2012) Adoptive immunotherapy with Cl-IB-MECA-treated CD8+ T cells reduces melanoma growth in mice. PLoS One 7 e45401. PMID: 23028986.
Rosito et al (2012) CXCL16 orchestrates adenosine A3 receptor and MCP-1/CCL2 activity to protect neurons from excitotoxic cell death in the CNS. Neoplasia 32 3154. PMID: 22378888.
Morello et al (2011) NK1.1 cells and CD8 T cells mediate the antitumor activity of Cl-IB-MECA in a mouse melanoma model. Am J Cancer Res 13 365. PMID: 21472141.
Bhanu et al (2008) Inhibition of erythroblast growth and fetal hemoglobin production by ribofuranose-substituted adenosine derivatives. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1782 504. PMID: 18586086.
Germack and Dickenson (2004) Characterization of ERK1/2 signalling pathways induced by adenosine receptor subtypes in newborn rat cardiomyocytes. Br J Pharmacol 141 329. PMID: 14751870.
Man et al (2003) Alteration of the purinergic modulation of enteric neurotransmission in the mouse ileum during chronic intestinal inflammation. Br J Pharmacol 139 172. PMID: 12746236.
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