Cat. No. 0425
Chemical Name: 5-Bromo-6-(2-imidazolin-2-ylamino)q
Biological ActivityFull α2 adrenergic agonist. Centrally active following systemic administration in vivo. Also available as part of the α2-Adrenoceptor Tocriset™ and Mixed Adrenergic Tocriset™. Water soluble salt version UK 14,304 tartrate (Cat. No. 2466) also available.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Chopin et al (1999) Effects of alpha-2 adrenoceptor agonists and antagonists on circling behavior in rats with unilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the nigrostriatal pathway. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 288 798. PMID: 9918591.
Macdonald et al (1997) Gene trageting - homing in on α2-adrenoceptor-subtype function. TiPS 18 211. PMID: 9227000.
Andorn et al (1988) Specific [3H]UK-14,304 binding in human cortex occurs at multiple high affinity states with α2-adrenergic selectivity and different affinities for GTP. Life Sci. 43 1805. PMID: 2904634.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for UK 14,304 include:
Sadeghi et al (2015) μ-Opioid receptor activation and noradrenaline transport inhibition by tapentadol in rat single locus coeruleus neurons. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 172 460. PMID: 24372103.
Tunstall et al (2011) MT2 receptors mediate the inhibitory effects of melatonin on nitric oxide-induced relaxation of porcine isolated coronary arteries. J Neurosci 336 127. PMID: 20959363.
Jasmin et al (2002) The NK1 receptor mediates both the hyperalgesia and the resistance to morphine in mice lacking noradrenaline. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99 1029. PMID: 11805341.
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