Cat. No. 2400
Chemical Name: (4R)-4-Hydroxy-1-[(1-methyl-1H-indo
Biological ActivitySelective, high affinity tachykinin NK1 receptor antagonist (Ki = 0.69 nM) that displays 320-fold selectivity for human over rat NK1 receptors. Inhibits substance P-induced contraction of isolated guinea pig trachea (IC50 = 32 nM) and inhibits substance P-induced airway constriction in vivo following i.v. and oral administration.
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Aramori et al (1994) Subtype- and species-selectivity of a tachykinin receptor antagonist, FK888, for cloned rat and human tachykinin receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 269 277. PMID: 7531648.
Murai et al (1993) Effects of an NK1 receptor antagonist, FK888, on constriction and plasma extravasation induced in guinea pig airway by neurokinins and capsaicin. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 236 7. PMID: 7686493.
Fujii et al (1992) Pharmacological profile of a high affinity dipeptide NK1 receptor antagonist. Br.J.Pharmacol. 107 785. PMID: 1282073.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for FK 888 include:
Mondal et al (2013) Mechanism of ghrelin-induced gastric contractions in Suncus murinus (house musk shrew): involvement of intrinsic primary afferent neurons. PLoS One 8 e60365. PMID: 23565235.
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