RX 821002 hydrochloride

Cat. No. 1324

RX 821002 hydrochloride C12H14N2O3.HCl [109544-45-8]

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Chemical Name: 2-(2,3-Dihydro-2-methoxy-1,4-benzodioxin-2-yl)-4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazole hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Potent, selective α2-adrenoceptor antagonist with very low affinity for imidazoline sites. Displays selectivity for the α2D over the α2A subtypes (pKd values are 9.7 and 8.2 respectively).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Desiccate at RT

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Trendelenburg et al (1996) Antagonists that differentiate between α2A- and α2D-adrenoceptors. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 353 245. PMID: 8692278.

Erdbrugger et al (1995) Does [3H]2-methoxy-idazoxan (RX 821002) detect more alpha-2-adrenoceptor agonist high-affinity sites than [3H]rauwolscine? A comparison of nine tissues and cell lines. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 273 1287. PMID: 7791100.

O'Rourke et al (1994) Characterisation of [3H]RX 821002 binding to alpha-2 adrenergic receptor subtypes. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 268 1362. PMID: 7908054.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for RX 821002 hydrochloride include:

Alves et al (2014) Both α1- and α2-adrenoceptors in the insular cortex are involved in the cardiovascular responses to acute restraint stress in rats. J Chem Biol 9 e83900. PMID: 24404141.

Hott et al (2012) Both α1- and β1-adrenoceptors in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis are involved in the expression of conditioned contextual fear. Br J Pharmacol 167 207. PMID: 22506532.

Crestani et al (2008) Both alpha1 and alpha2-adrenoceptors mediate the cardiovascular responses to noradrenaline microinjected into the bed nucleus of the stria terminal of rats. Br J Pharmacol 153 583. PMID: 18037912.

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