Cat. No. 0768
Chemical Name: 2-Amino-6-trifluoromethoxybenzothia
Biological ActivityPsychotropic agent with anticonvulsant, hypnotic, anxiolytic, anti-ischemic and anesthetic properties. Inhibits glutamate release from presynaptic terminals and increases Na+-dependent glutamate uptake in rat cortical synaptosomes. Blocks voltage-dependent Na+ channels and inhibits GABA uptake by striatal synaptosomes; neuroprotective.
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Fumagalli et al (2008) Riluzole enhances the activity of glutamate transporters GLAST, GLT1 and EAAC1. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 578 171. PMID: 18036519.
Song et al (1997) Differential action of riluzole on tetrodotoxin-sensitive and tetrodotoxin-resistant sodium channels. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 282 707. PMID: 9262334.
Taylor and Meldrum (1995) Na+ channels as targets for neuroprotective drugs. TiPS 16 309. PMID: 7482996.
Umeniya and Berger (1995) Inhibition by riluzole of glycinergic postsynaptic currents in rat hypoglossal motoneurones. Br.J.Pharmacol. 116 3227. PMID: 8719800.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Riluzole hydrochloride include:
Du et al (2015) Generation and expansion of highly pure motor neuron progenitors from human pluripotent stem cells. Nat Commun 6 6626. PMID: 25806427.
Veettil et al (2014) Glutamate secretion and metabotropic glutamate receptor 1 expression during Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection promotes cell proliferation. PLoS Pathog 10 e1004389. PMID: 25299066.
Le et al (2010) The glutamate release inhibitor Riluzole decreases migration, invasion, and proliferation of melanoma cells. J Invest Dermatol 130 2240. PMID: 20505744.
Morgado-Valle et al (2010) Glycinergic pacemaker neurons in preBötzinger complex of neonatal mouse. J Neurosci 30 3634. PMID: 20219997.
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