Cat. No. 2498
Chemical Name: N-(5-Chloro-2,4-dimethoxyphenyl)-N'-
Biological ActivityPositive allosteric modulator of α7 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (EC50 = 216 nM), with no detectable effect on α4β2, α3β4 and α9α10 receptors. Active in vivo following systemic administration. Neuroprotective in an in vivo model of transient focal cerebral ischemia.
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Kalappa et al (2013) A positive allosteric modulator of α7 nAChRs augments neuroprotective effects of endogenous nicotinic agonists in cerebral ischemia. Br.J.Pharmacol. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23713819.
Timmermann et al (2007) An allosteric modulator of the α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor possessing cognition-enhancing properties in vivo. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 323 294. PMID: 17625074.
Hurst et al (2005) A novel positive allosteric modulator of the α7 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor: in vitro and in vivo characterization. J.Neurosci. 25 4396. PMID: 15858066.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for PNU 120596 include:
Kasheverov et al (2015) 6-bromohypaphorine from marine nudibranch mollusk Hermissenda crassicornis is an agonist of human α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. Mar Drugs 13 1255. PMID: 25775422.
Thomsen et al (2015) α7 and β2 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subunits Form Heteromeric Receptor Complexes that Are Expressed in the Human Cortex and Display Distinct Pharmacological Properties. PLoS One 10 e0130572. PMID: 26086615.
Maldifassi et al (2014) A new IRAK-M-mediated mechanism implicated in the anti-inflammatory effect of nicotine via α7 nicotinic receptors in human macrophages. PLoS One 9 e108397. PMID: 25259522.
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