Cat. No. 0891
Alternative Names: α-Yohimbine hydrochloride, Corynanthidine
Chemical Name: 17α-Hydroxy-20α-yohimban-16β-carboxyli
Biological ActivityStandard α2-adrenergic antagonist (Ki values are 3.5, 4.6, and 0.6 nM at cloned human α2A, α2B, and α2C-adrenoceptors respectively). Partial agonist at 5-HT1A receptors. Also available as part of the α2-Adrenoceptor Tocriset™. Diastereomer Yohimbine hydrochloride (Cat. No. 1127) also available.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Uhlen et al (1998) [3H]RS79948-197 binding to human, rat, guinea pig and pig α2A-, α2B-, and α2C-adrenoceptors. Comparison with MK912, RX821002, rauwolscine and yohimbine. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 343 93. PMID: 9551719.
Hieble et al (1995) β- and γ-Adrenoceptors: from the gene to the clinic. 1. Molecular biology and adrenoceptor subclassification. J.Med.Chem. 38 3415. PMID: 7658428.
Arthur et al (1993) Partial agonist properties of rauwolscine and yohimbine for the inhibition of adenylyl cyclase by recombinant human 5-HT1A receptors. Biochem.Pharmacol. 45 2337. PMID: 8517875.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Rauwolscine hydrochloride include:
Moura et al (2006) Alpha2-adrenoceptor subtypes involved in the regulation of catecholamine release from the adrenal medulla of mice. Br J Pharmacol 149 1049. PMID: 17075569.
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