Cat. No. 0684

()-Epibatidine C11H13ClN2 [148152-66-3]

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Chemical Name: (±)-exo-2-(6-Chloro-3-pyridinyl)-7-azabicyclo[2.2.1.]heptane

Biological Activity

High affinity nicotinic agonist (Ki values are 0.02 and 233 nM for α4β2 and α7 nicotinic receptors respectively). Analgesic.

Licensing Information

Sold under license from the NIH, US Patent 5,314,899

Technical Data

Soluble to 5 mM in water and to 100 mM in ethanol
Desiccate at +4°C

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Sharples et al (2000) UB-165 implicates α4β2 nAChR in striatal dopamine release. J.Neurosci. 20 2783. PMID: 10751429.

Marks et al (1998) Differential agonist inhibition identifies multiple epibatidine binidng sites in mouse brain. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 285 377. PMID: 9536034.

Gerzarich et al (1995) Comparative pharmacology of epibatidine; a potent agonist for neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Mol.Pharmacol. 48 774. PMID: 7476906.

Badio and Daly (1994) Epibatidine, a potent analgesic and nicotinic agonist. Mol.Pharmacol. 45 563. PMID: 8183234.

Spande et al (1992) Epibatidine: a novel (chloropyridyl)azabicycloheptane with potent analgesic activity. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 114 3475.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (±)-Epibatidine include:

Beckel et al (2006) Expression of functional nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in rat urinary bladder epithelial cells. J Neurosci 290 F103. PMID: 16144967.

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