AR-R 17779 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 3964
Chemical Name: (3S)-Spiro[1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octan
Biological ActivitySelective agonist of α7 nAChRs (Ki values are 190 and 16000 nM for rat α7 and α4β2 receptors respectively). CNS penetrant after systemic administration.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Huang et al (2010) Activation of presynaptic α7 nicotinic receptors evokes an excitatory response in hippocampal CA3 neurones in anaesthetized rats: an in vivo iontophoretic study. Br.J.Pharmacol. 159 554. PMID: 20105181.
Grottick et al (2000) Evidence that nicotinic α7 receptors are not involved in the hyperlocomotor and rewarding effects of nicotine. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 294 1112. PMID: 10945867.
Mullen et al (2000) (-)-spiro[1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octane-3,5'-oxazolidin-2'-one], a conformationally restricted analogue of acetylcholine, is a highly selective full agonist at the α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. J.Med.Chem. 43 4045. PMID: 11063601.
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