Cat. No. 3254
Chemical Name: 3,4-Dimethoxy-N-[4-(3-nitrophenyl)-
Biological ActivityPotent and competitive kynurenine 3-monooxygenase (kynurenine 3-hydroxylase; KMO) inhibitor (Ki = 4.8 nM, IC50 = 37 nM). Increases kynurenic acid levels to concentrations that antagonize the glycine site of NMDA receptors. Brain penetrant and exhibits antidystonic, anticonvulsant and neuroprotective activities.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Justinova et al (2013) Reducing cannabinoid abuse and preventing relapse by enhancing endogenous brain levels of kynurenic acid. Nat.Neurosci. 16 1652. PMID: 24121737.
Hamann et al (2008) Effects of kynurenine 3-hydroxylase inhibitor Ro 61-8048 after intrastriatal injections on the severity of dystonia in the dtsz mutant. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 586 156. PMID: 18353306.
Carpenedo et al (2002) Kynurenine 3-mono-oxygenase inhibitors attenuate post-ischaemic neuronal death in organotypic hippocampal slice cultures. J.Neurochem. 82 1465. PMID: 12354294.
Rover et al (1997) Synthesis and biochemical evaluation of N-(4-phenylthiazol-2-yl)benzenesulfonamides as high affinity inhibitors of kynurenine 3-hydroxylase. J.Med.Chem. 40 4378. PMID: 9435907.
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