Cat. No. 3328
Chemical Name: 6-Bromo-2-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propenyl)
Biological ActivityPositive allosteric modulator of nicotinic α4β2 receptors; selectively increases the ionic current through α4β2 in the presence of ACh. Displays 14.7-fold selectivity for α4β2 over homomeric (α7) receptors. Moderately cytotoxic in HCT-116 cells. Also inhibits human muscle (αβεδ) and Torpedo (αβγδ) nAChRs (IC50 values are 1.0 and 0.1 μM, respectively) by binding in the ion channel.
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Hamouda et al (2015) Desformylflustrabromine (dFBr) and [3H]dFBr-labeled binding sites in a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. Mol.Pharmacol. 88 1. PMID: 25870334.
Weltzin and Schulte (2010) Pharmacological characterization of the allosteric modulator desformylflustrabromine and its interaction with α4β2 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor orthosteric ligands. J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 334 917.
Kim et al (2007) Synthesis of desformylflustrabromine and its evaluation as an α4β2 and α7 nACh receptor modulator. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 17 4855. PMID: 17604168.
Sala et al (2005) Potentiation of human α4β2 neuronal nicotinic receptors by a Flustra foliacea metabolite. Neurosci.Lett. 373 44.
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Potent positive allosteric modulator of α4β2 nAChRs; also inhibitor of (α4)2(β2)3, muscle-type and Torpedo nAChRs
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