Cat. No. 3826
Alternative Name: 7,8-DHF
Chemical Name: 7,8-Dihydroxy-2-phenyl-4H-1-benzopy
Biological ActivityTyrosine kinase receptor B (TrkB) agonist that binds to the extracellular domain of the receptor (Kd = 320 nM). Inhibits glutamate-triggered apoptosis in hippocampal neurons in vitro and in vivo. Exhibits neuroprotective effects in an HD mouse model.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Jiang et al (2013) Small-molecule TrkB receptor agonists improve motor function and extend survival in a mouse model of Huntington's disease. Hum.Mol.Genet. 22 2462. PMID: 23446639.
Andero et al (2012) 7,8-dihydroxyflavone, a TrkB receptor agonist, blocks long-term spatial memory impairment caused by immobilzation stress in rats. Hippocampus 22 399. PMID: 21136519.
Jang et al (2010) A selective TrkB agonist with potent neurotrophic activities by 7,8-dihydroxyflavone. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 107 268.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 7,8-Dihydroxyflavone include:
Shamblott et al (2016) Neurogenin 3 is regulated by neurotrophic tyrosine kinase receptor type 2 (TRKB) signaling in the adult human exocrine pancreas. Cell Communication and Signaling 14 23. PMID: 27659207.
Chitranshi et al (2015) Exploring the Molecular Interactions of 7,8-Dihydroxyflavone and Its Derivatives with TrkB and VEGFR2 Proteins. Purinergic Signal 16 21087. PMID: 26404256.
Al-Qudah et al (2014) Brain-derived neurotrophic factor enhances cholinergic contraction of longitudinal muscle of rabbit intestine via activation of phospholipase C. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 306 G328. PMID: 24356881.
Meltser et al (2014) TrkB-mediated protection against circadian sensitivity to noise trauma in the murine cochlea. Curr Biol 24 658. PMID: 24583017.
Choi et al (2013) Effect of 7,8-dihydroxyflavone as an antioxidant on in vitro maturation of oocytes and development of parthenogenetic embryos in pigs. Muscle Nerve 59 450. PMID: 23748647.
Abcejo et al (2012) Brain-derived neurotrophic factor enhances calcium regulatory mechanisms in human airway smooth muscle. Int J Mol Sci 7 e44343. PMID: 22952960.
Mantilla and Ermilov (2012) The novel TrkB receptor agonist 7,8-dihydroxyflavone enhances neuromuscular transmission. PLoS One 45 274. PMID: 22246885.
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Keywords: 7,8-Dihydroxyflavone, supplier, agonists, TrkB, Neurotrophin, Receptors, Tyrosine, Kinases, RTKs, 7,8-DHF, Tocris Bioscience, Trk Receptor Agonist products
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