Cat. No. 3110
Chemical Name: (S)-1-Methyl-5-(3-pyridinyl)-2-pyrr
Biological ActivityMajor metabolite of nicotine. Shown to activate a subpopulation of α3/α6β2 nAChRs in monkey striatum. Displays cognition-enhancing effects in vivo; reduces amyloid β (Aβ) aggregation and improves memory in an Alzheimer's disease mouse model.
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Echeverria et al (2011) Cotinine reduces amyloid-β aggregation and improves memory in Alzheimer's disease mice. J.Alzheimers Dis. 23 1. PMID: 20930295.
O'Leary et al (2008) Cotinine selectively activates a subpopulation of α3/α6β2 nicotinic receptors in monkey striatum. 325 646. PMID: 18305015.
Terry et al (2005) Cotinine, a neuroactive metabolite of nicotine: potential for treating disorders of impaired cognition. CNS Drug Rev. 11 229. PMID: 16389292.
Buccafusco and Terry (2003) The potential role of cotinine in the cognitive and neuroprotective actions of nicotine. Life Sci. 72 2931. PMID: 12706481.
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Keywords: Cotinine, supplier, metabolite, nicotine, Acetylcholine, Nicotinic, Receptors, Non-Selective, Subtypes, nAChR, Tocris Bioscience, Nicotinic Receptor (Non-selective) Agonist products