Cat. No. 3313
Chemical Name: 5,7-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-3-hydrox
Biological ActivityPotent and selective GABAB receptor positive allosteric modulator that increases the potency and efficacy of GABA ( > 15-fold and > 149% respectively). Exhibits anxiolytic activity in vivo and is orally active.
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Koek et al (2013) Discriminative stimulus effects of the GABAB receptor-positive modulator rac-BHFF: comparison with GABAB receptor agonists and drugs of abuse. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 344 553. PMID: 23275067.
Malherbe et al (2008) Characterization of (R,S)-5,7-di-tert-butyl-3-hydroxy-3-trifluoromethyl-3H-benzofuran-2-one as a positive allosteric modulator of GABAB receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 154 797. PMID: 18536733.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for rac BHFF include:
Zhang et al (2015) GABAB receptor upregulates fragile X mental retardation protein expression in neurons. Clin Exp Dermatol 5 10468. PMID: 26020477.
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