Cat. No. 1497
Alternative Name: BW 234U
Chemical Name: 9-[3-(cis-3,5-Dimethyl-1-piperaziny
Biological ActivityAntagonist at σ receptors (IC50 values are 1480 and 386 nM at σ1 and σ2 receptors respectively). Also binds to the dopamine transporter (IC50 = 57.6 nM) and inhibits dopamine uptake. Reduces the stimulatory effects of cocaine in vivo.
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Matsumoto et al (2001) Rimcazole analogs attenuate the convulsive effects of cocaine: correlation with binding to sigma receptors rather than dopamine transporters. Neuropharmacology 41 878. PMID: 11684152.
Husbands et al (1997) Isothiocyanate derivatives of 9-[3-(cis-3,5-dimethyl-1-piperazinyl)propyl]-carbazole (Rimcazole): irreversible ligands for the dopamine transporter. J.Med.Chem. 40 4340. PMID: 9435903.
Ferris et al (1986) Evidence that the potential antipsychotic agent rimcazole (BW 234U) is a specific, competitive antagonist of sigma sites in brain. Life Sci. 38 2329. PMID: 2873494.
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