RuBi-5-HT

Cat. No. 3856

RuBi-5-HT C33H37F12N6OP3Ru

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Chemical Name: (bis(2,2'-Bipyridine-N,N')trimethylphosphine)-5-hydroxytryptamine ruthenium(2+) dihexafluorophosphate complex

Biological Activity

RuBi-caged version of serotonin (Cat. No. 3547). Excited by visible wavelengths (450 nm). Has no effect on firing of pyramidal neurons in mice; uncaging with blue light alters firing rate of COM and CPn neurons, which is blocked by MDL 100907 (Cat. No. 4173).

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Sold under licence from Columbia University

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Cabrera et al (2017) A visible-light-sensitive caged serotonin. ACS Chem.Neurosci. 8 1036. PMID: 28460173.

Zayat et al (2006) Ruthenium(II) bipyridyl complexes as photolabile caging groups for amines. Inorg. Chem. 45 1728. PMID: 16471986.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for RuBi-5-HT include:

Baj et al (2012) Physical exercise and antidepressants enhance BDNF targeting in hippocampal CA3 dendrites: further evidence of a spatial code for BDNF splice variants. Neuropsychopharmacology 37 1600. PMID: 22318196.

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