Cat. No. 0790
Chemical Name: 2-[N-(Dicyclopropylmethyl)amino]oxa
Biological ActivityI1-imidazoline binding site selective ligand and α2-adrenoceptor agonist. Possesses greater I1 vs α2 selectivity than the prototypical compound, clonidine. Also thought to enhance autophagy; shown to increase LC3-II levels in PC12 cells.
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Williams et al (2008) Novel targets for Huntington's disease in an mTOR-independent autophagy pathway. Nat.Chem.Biol. 4 295. PMID: 18391949.
Mammoto et al (1996) Antiarrhythmic action of rilmenidine on adrenaline-induced arrhythmia via central imidazoline receptors in halothane-anaesthetized dogs. Br.J.Pharmacol. 117 1744. PMID: 8732285.
Bricca et al (1994) Human brain imidazoline receptors: Further characterisation with [3H] clonidine. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 266 25. PMID: 8137880.
Michel and Ernsberger (1992) Keeping an eye on the I site: imidazoline-preferring receptors. TiPS 13 369. PMID: 1413085.
Bricca et al (1989) Rilmenidine selectivity for imidazoline receptors in human brain. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 163 373. PMID: 2566507.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Rilmenidine hemifumarate include:
Sánchez-Blázquez et al (2000) Activation of I(2)-imidazoline receptors enhances supraspinal morphine analgesia in mice: a model to detect agonist and antagonist activities at these receptors. Br J Pharmacol 130 146. PMID: 10781010.
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