BU 224 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 0725
Chemical Name: 2-(4,5-Dihydroimidazol-2-yl)quinoli
Biological ActivityHigh affinity ligand for the imidazoline I2 binding site (Ki = 2.1 nM). Putative I2 antagonist; antagonizes the effects of imidazoline ligands on morphine antinociception. Produces ipsiversive rotational behavior in rats with a full 6-OHDA lesion of the nigrostriatal tract.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
MacInnes and Dut (2004) Locomotor effects of imidazoline I2-site-specific ligands and monoamine oxidase inhibitors in rats with a unilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesion of the nigrostriatal pathway. Br.J.Pharmacol. 143 952. PMID: 15545290.
Sanchez-Blasquez et al (2000) Activation of I2-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.
Hudson et al (1999) Novel selective compounds for the investigation of imidazoline receptors. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci. 881 81. PMID: 10415900.
Hudson et al (1994) Affinity and selectivity of BU224 and BU239 for rabbit brain non-adrenoceptor idazoxan binding sites (I2) sites). Br.J.Pharmacol. 112 320P.
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Gründemann et al (2002) Activation of the extraneuronal monoamine transporter (EMT) from rat expressed in 293 cells. Br J Pharmacol 137 910. PMID: 12411423.
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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