Cat. No. 0668
Chemical Name: 2-Amino-5-(2-aminoethyl)-4-methylth
Biological ActivityHighly selective H2 agonist, slightly more potent than histamine itself. Only a weak antagonist at H3 and has no activity at H1 receptors. Induces vasodilation of cerebral arteries and decreases myogenic tone in vitro.
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Jarajapu et al (2006) Histamine decreases myogenic tone in rat cerebral arteries by H2-receptor-mediated Kv channel activation, independent of endothelium and cyclic AMP. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 547 116. PMID: 16920098.
Coruzzi et al (1993) The new potent and selective histamine H2 receptor agonist amthamine as a tool to study gastric secretion. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 348 77. PMID: 8377843.
Poli et al (1993) In vitro cardiac pharmacology of the new histamine H2 receptor agonist amthamine; comparisons with histamine and dimaprit. Agents Actions 40 44. PMID: 8147269.
Eriks et al (1992) Histamine H2-receptor agonists. Synthesis, in vitro pharmacology, and qualitative structure-activity relationships of substituted 4- and 5-(2-aminoethyl)thiazole. J.Med.Chem. 35 3239. PMID: 1507209.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Amthamine dihydrobromide include:
Saligrama et al (2014) Histamine H2 receptor signaling × environment interactions determine susceptibility to experimental allergic encephalomyelitis. FASEB J 28 1898. PMID: 24371118.
Copsel et al (2011) Multidrug resistance protein 4 (MRP4/ABCC4) regulates cAMP cellular levels and controls human leukemia cell proliferation and differentiation. J Biol Chem 286 6979. PMID: 21205825.
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