Carcinine ditrifluoroacetate

Cat. No. 2211

Carcinine ditrifluoroacetate C8H14N4O.2CF3CO2H [56897-53-1]

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Chemical Name: 3-Amino-N-[2-(1H-imidazol-4-yl)ethyl]propanamide ditrifluoroacetate

Biological Activity

Highly selective H3 receptor antagonist (Ki values are 0.30, 365 and 3621 μM for H3, H2 and H1 receptors respectively). Acts as a natural antioxidant with hydroxyl radical scavenging and lipid peroxidase activities.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
410.27
Formula:
C8H14N4O.2CF3CO2H
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Desiccate at RT
CAS No:
56897-53-1

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Chen et al (2004) Pharmacological effects of carcinine on histaminergic neurons in the brain. Br.J.Pharmacol. 143 573. PMID: 15466447.

Babizhayev et al (1994) L-Carnosine (β-alanyl-L-histidine) and carcinine (β-alanylhistamine) act as natural antioxidants with hydroxyl-radical-scavenging and lipid-peroxidase activities. Biochem.J. 304 509. PMID: 7998987.

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