Cat. No. 0347
Alternative Names: Norbinaltorphimine, nor-BNI
Chemical Name: 17,17'-(Dicyclopropylmethyl)-6,6',7,7
Biological ActivityA selective κ-opioid receptor antagonist.
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Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Data Sheet
Blake et al (1997) Differential agonist regulation of the human κ-opioid receptor. J.Neurochem. 68 1846. PMID: 9109509.
Feng et al (1997) Nor-binaltorphimine precipitates withdrawal and excitatory amino acid release in the locus ceruleus of butorphanol- but not morphine-dependent rats. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 283 932. PMID: 9353416.
Portoghese et al (1994) Structure-activity relationship of N17'-substituted norbinaltorphimine congeners. Role of the N17'-basic group in the interaction with a putative address subsite on the κ opioid receptor. J.Med.Chem. 37 1495. PMID: 8182708.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for nor-Binaltorphimine dihydrochloride include:
Chen et al (2015) Effect of adenoviral delivery of prodynorphin gene on experimental inflammatory pain induced by formalin in rats. PLoS One 7 4877. PMID: 25663984.
Chen et al (2015) Berberine Improves Intestinal Motility and Visceral Pain in the Mouse Models Mimicking Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS-D) Symptoms in an Opioid-Receptor Dependent Manner. Sci Rep 10 e0145556. PMID: 26700862.
Lee and Ko (2015) Distinct functions of opioid-related peptides and gastrin-releasing peptide in regulating itch and pain in the spinal cord of primates. Neuropsychopharmacology 5 11676. PMID: 26119696.
Ruiz-Pino et al (2015) Effects and interactions of tachykinins and dynorphin on FSH and LH secretion in developing and adult rats. Endocrinology 156 576. PMID: 25490143.
Yi et al (2015) Low-frequency electroacupuncture suppresses focal epilepsy and improves epilepsy-induced sleep disruptions. Appl Environ Microbiol 22 49. PMID: 26150021.
Ma et al (2014) Methamphetamine induces autophagy as a pro-survival response against apoptotic endothelial cell death through the Kappa opioid receptor. Cell Death Dis 5 e1099. PMID: 24603327.
Kuzmin et al (2013) Upregulated dynorphin opioid peptides mediate alcohol-induced learning and memory impairment. Transl Psychiatry 3 e310. PMID: 24105441.
Romero-Picó et al (2013) Hypothalamic κ-opioid receptor modulates the orexigenic effect of ghrelin. Br J Cancer 38 1296. PMID: 23348063.
Schmid et al (2013) Functional selectivity of 6'-guanidinonaltrindole (6'-GNTI) at κ-opioid receptors in striatal neurons. J Biol Chem 288 22387. PMID: 23775075.
Tejeda et al (2013) Prefrontal cortical kappa-opioid receptor modulation of local neurotransmission and conditioned place aversion. Neuropsychopharmacology 38 1770. PMID: 23542927.
Grachev et al (2012) GPR54-dependent stimulation of luteinizing hormone secretion by neurokinin B in prepubertal rats. Neuropsychopharmacology 7 e44344. PMID: 23028524.
Guida et al (2012) Salvinorin A reduces mechanical allodynia and spinal neuronal hyperexcitability induced by peripheral formalin injection. Mol Pain 8 60. PMID: 22913292.
Kuzumaki et al (2012) Effect of κ-opioid receptor agonist on the growth of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells. Neuropsychopharmacology 106 1148. PMID: 22343623.
Rogala et al (2012) Effects of a post-shock injection of the kappa opioid receptor antagonist norbinaltorphimine (norBNI) on fear and anxiety in rats. PLoS One 7 e49669. PMID: 23166745.
Russell-Randall and Dortch-Carnes (2011) κ opioid receptor localization and coupling to nitric oxide production in cells of the anterior chamber. J Biomed Sci 52 5233. PMID: 21666232.
Carr et al (2010) Antidepressant-like effects of κ-opioid receptor antagonists in Wistar Kyoto rats. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 35 752. PMID: 19924112.
Jones et al (2010) Identification of a κ-opioid agonist as a potent and selective lead for drug development against human African trypanosomiasis. Biochem Pharmacol 80 1478. PMID: 20696141.
Cheng et al (2009) Endogenous opiates in the nucleus tractus solitarius mediate electroacupuncture-induced sleep activities in rats. PLoS One 2011 159209. PMID: 19729491.
Land et al (2008) The dysphoric component of stress is encoded by activation of the dynorphin kappa-opioid system. J Neurosci 28 407. PMID: 18184783.
García-Fuster et al (2007) Effects of opiate drugs on Fas-associated protein with death domain (FADD) and effector caspases in the rat brain: regulation by the ERK1/2 MAP kinase pathway. Int J Clin Exp Med 32 399. PMID: 16482086.
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