Cat. No. 0793
Alternative Name: RX 781094
Chemical Name: 2-(1,4-Benzodioxan-2-yl)-2-imidazol
Biological Activityα2-adrenoceptor antagonist, and I2 ligand, selective over I1 sites (pKi values are 5.90, 7.22, 8.01, 7.43, and 7.7 for I1, I2, α2A, α2B, and α2C receptors respectively).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Eglen et al (1998) 'Seeing through a glass darkly': casting light on imidazoline 'I' sites. TiPS 19 381. PMID: 9786027.
Berdeu et al (1995) Evidence for two different imidazoline sites on pancreatic B cells and vascular bed in rat. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 275 91. PMID: 7774667.
Michel and Ernsberger (1992) Keeping an eye on the I site: imidazoline-preferring receptors. TIPS 13 369. PMID: 1413085.
Dabir (1986) Idazoxan: a novel pharmacological tool for the study of α2-adrenoceptors. J.Pharmacol. 17 113. PMID: 2875218.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Idazoxan hydrochloride include:
Sadeghi et al (2015) μ-Opioid receptor activation and noradrenaline transport inhibition by tapentadol in rat single locus coeruleus neurons. Development 172 460. PMID: 24372103.
Bucher et al (2014) Medullary norepinephrine neurons modulate local oxygen concentrations in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 34 1128. PMID: 24714037.
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