Cat. No. 0554
Chemical Name: N-Methyl-β-carboline-3-carboxamide
Biological ActivityInverse agonist and anxiogenic agent. Increases tyrosine hydroxylation and causes upregulation of β-adrenoceptors in mouse cerebral cortex.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Donner et al (1989) Evidence for an excitatory action of benzodiazepine receptor inverse agonist FG 7142 on C-fibre afferents. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 340 352. PMID: 2478895.
Knorr et al (1989) The anxiogenic β-carboline FG-7142 increases in vivo and in vitro tyrosine hydroxylation in the prefrontal cortex. Brain Res. 495 355. PMID: 2765936.
Wettstei (1989) Behavioural studies with the β-carboline FG 7142 combined with related drugs in monkeys. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 163 219. PMID: 2498110.
Stanford et al (1987) A single dose of FG 7142 causes long term increases in mouse cortical β-adrenoceptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 134 313. PMID: 3032657.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for FG 7142 include:
Johnson et al (2012) Orexin 1 receptors are a novel target to modulate panic responses and the panic brain network. Life Sci 107 733. PMID: 22554617.
Lukkes et al (2012) Post-weaning social isolation attenuates c-Fos expression in GABAergic interneurons in the basolateral amygdala of adult female rats. Physiol Behav 107 719. PMID: 22583860.
Lukkes et al (2012) Post-weaning social isolation of female rats, anxiety-related behavior, and serotonergic systems. Brain Res 1443 1. PMID: 22297173.
Major et al (2009) The anxiogenic drug FG7142 increases self-injurious behavior in male rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). J Neurosci 85 753. PMID: 19837095.
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