QX 314 chloride

Cat. No. 2313

QX 314 chloride C16H27N2OCl [5369-03-9]

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Chemical Name: N-(2,6-Dimethylphenylcarbamoylmethyl)triethylammonium chloride

Biological Activity

Membrane impermeable quaternary derivative of lidocaine, a blocker of voltage-activated Na+ channels.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
>99 %
Store at RT

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Perkins and Wong (1995) Intracellular QX-314 blocks the hyperpolarization activated inward current Iq in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal cells. J.Neurophysiol. 72 911.

Alreja and Aghajanian (1994) QX-314 blocks the potassium but not the sodium dependent components of the opiate response in locus coeruleus neurons. Brain Res. 639 320. PMID: 8205485.

Stichartz et al (1973) The inhibition of sodium currents in myelinated nerve by quaternary derivatives of lidocaine. J.Gen.Physiol. 62 37. PMID: 4541340.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for QX 314 chloride include:

Bell et al (2015) Acetylcholine release in mouse hippocampal CA1 preferentially activates inhibitory-selective interneurons via α4β2* nicotinic receptor activation. Mol Pain 9 115. PMID: 25918499.

Cunningham et al (2014) hPSC-derived maturing GABAergic interneurons ameliorate seizures and abnormal behavior in epileptic mice. Cell Stem Cell 15 559. PMID: 25517465.

Wood et al (2009) Synaptic circuit abnormalities of motor-frontal layer 2/3 pyramidal neurons in an RNA interference model of methyl-CpG-binding protein 2 deficiency. Front Cell Neurosci 29 12440. PMID: 19812320.

Wang et al (2006) Dopaminergic control of corticostriatal long-term synaptic depression in medium spiny neurons is mediated by cholinergic interneurons. Neuron 50 443. PMID: 16675398.

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