Cat. No. 3400

RuBi-GABA C42H39F6N5O2P2Ru [1028141-88-9]

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Chemical Name: (bis(2,2'-Bipyridine-N,N')triphenylphosphine)-4-aminobutyric acid ruthenium hexafluorophosphate complex

Biological Activity

Ruthenium-bipyridine-triphenylphosphine caged GABA (Cat. No. 0344) that is excited by visible wavelengths. Provides greater tissue penetration, less phototoxicity, faster photorelease kinetics and better spatial resolution than UV light-sensitive caged compounds. Produces GABA receptor-mediated currents in pyramidal neurons in vitro and displays no effect on endogenous GABAergic or glutamatergic transmission at concentrations effective for uncaging.

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Sold under licence from Columbia University

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Rial Verde et al (2008) Photorelease of GABA with visible light using an inorganic caging group. Front.Neural Circuits 2 2. PMID: 18946542.

Zayat et al (2003) A new strategy for neurochemical photodelivery: Metal-ligand heterolytic cleavage. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 125 882. PMID: 12537482.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for RuBi-GABA include:

Amatrudo et al (2015) Caged compounds for multichromic optical interrogation of neural systems. Int J Oncol 41 42491. PMID: 25471355.

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