GBR 12909 dihydrochloride
Cat. No. 0421
Chemical Name: 1-[2-[Bis-(4-fluorophenyl)methoxy]e
Biological ActivityPotent, competitive inhibitor of dopamine uptake (Ki = 1 nM for inhibition of striatal dopamine uptake). Has > 100-fold lower affinity for the noradrenalin and 5-HT uptake carriers. Also a potent sigma ligand (IC50 = 48 nM). Centrally active following systemic administration.
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Spealman and Melia (1991) Pharmacological characterization of the discriminative-stimulus effects of GBR 12909. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 258 626. PMID: 1678014.
Contreras et al (1990) GBR-12909 and fluspirilene potently inhibited binding of [3H] (+)3-PPP to sigma receptors in rat brain. Life Sci. 47 PL133. PMID: 1980329.
Andersen (1989) The dopamine uptake inhibitor GBR12909: selectivity and molecular mechanism of action. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 166 493. PMID: 2530094.
Heikkila and Manzino (1984) Behavioral properties of GBR 12909, GBR 13069 and GBR 13098: specific inhibitors of dopamine uptake. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 103 241. PMID: 6237922.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for GBR 12909 dihydrochloride include:
Kim et al (2015) Spinal dopaminergic projections control the transition to pathological pain plasticity via a D1/D5-mediated mechanism. J Neurosci 35 6307. PMID: 25904784.
Squillace et al (2014) Dysfunctional dopaminergic neurotransmission in asocial BTBR mice. Transl Psychiatry 4 e427. PMID: 25136890.
Wang et al (2014) Enhanced synthesis and release of dopamine in transgenic mice with gain-of-function α6* nAChRs. J Neurochem 129 315. PMID: 24266758.
Hutchinson et al (2012) Differential regulation of MeCP2 phosphorylation in the CNS by dopamine and serotonin. J Neurosci 37 321. PMID: 21956448.
Patel et al (2012) Soluble interleukin-6 receptor induces motor stereotypies and co-localizes with gp130 in regions linked to cortico-striato-thalamo-cortical circuits. PLoS One 7 e41623. PMID: 22911828.
Koprich et al (2011) Progressive neurodegeneration or endogenous compensation in an animal model of Parkinson's disease produced by decreasing doses of alpha-synuclein. PLoS One 6 e17698. PMID: 21408191.
Navaroli et al (2011) The plasma membrane-associated GTPase Rin interacts with the dopamine transporter and is required for protein kinase C-regulated dopamine transporter trafficking. J Neurosci 31 13758. PMID: 21957239.
Koprich et al (2010) Expression of human A53T alpha-synuclein in the rat substantia nigra using a novel AAV1/2 vector produces a rapidly evolving pathology with protein aggregation, dystrophic neurite architecture and nigrostriatal degeneration with potential to model the pathology of Parkinson's disease. Mol Neurodegener 5 43. PMID: 21029459.
Abdallah et al (2009) Impact of serotonin 2C receptor null mutation on physiology and behavior associated with nigrostriatal dopamine pathway function. Br J Pharmacol 29 8156. PMID: 19553455.
Costa et al (2008) Electrophysiology and pharmacology of striatal neuronal dysfunction induced by mitochondrial complex I inhibition. J Neurosci 28 8040. PMID: 18685029.
Visanji et al (2008) PYM50028, a novel, orally active, nonpeptide neurotrophic factor inducer, prevents and reverses neuronal damage induced by MPP+ in mesencephalic neurons and by MPTP in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease. FASEB J 22 2488. PMID: 18364399.
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