Cat. No. 2332
Chemical Name: (R)-(+)-N-Cyclopropylmethyl-α-ethyl-
Biological ActivitySelective σ1 receptor ligand (KD = 19.1 nM), with little or no activity at σ2 receptors (IC50 > 1000 nM). Inhibits the NMDA-induced increase in cGMP in a concentration-dependent manner (IC50 value is approximately 100 nM). Weak inhibitor of brain 5-HT uptake in vitro. Exhibits neuroprotective and antidepressant effects.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Akunne et al (2001) Neuropharmacological profile of a selective sigma ligand, igmesine: a potential antidepressant. Neuropharmacology 41 138. PMID: 11445194.
O'Neill et al (1995) The sigma receptor ligand JO 1784 (igmesine hydrochloride) is neuroprotective in the gerbil model of global cerebral ischaemia. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 283 217. PMID: 7498313.
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