Cat. No. 0658
Chemical Name: N,N-Dihexyl-2-(4-fluorophenyl)indol
Biological ActivityBinds specifically and with high affinity to the peptide DBI receptor (benzodiazepine receptor) on mitochondrial membranes, inducing production of neurosteroids, which modulate GABA receptors (EC50 = 3 nM for increase in production of pregnenolone in glial cells). Thus it reduces anxiety without causing sedation.
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Kozikowski et al (1992) Synthesis of (2-arylindol-3-yl)acetamides as probes for mitochondrial steroidogenesis - a new mechanism of GABAA receptor modulation. Angew.Chem.Int.Ed. 31 1060.
Romeo et al (1992) 2-Aryl-3-indoleacetamides (FGIN-1): a new class of potent and specific ligands for the mitochondrial DBI receptor (MDR). J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 262 971. PMID: 1326631.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for FGIN-1-27 include:
Sutter et al (2003) Ligands of the peripheral benzodiazepine receptor induce apoptosis and cell cycle arrest in oesophageal cancer cells: involvement of the p38MAPK signalling pathway. Glia 89 564. PMID: 12888831.
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