NPEC-caged-dopamine

Cat. No. 3992

NPEC-caged-dopamine C17H18N2O6 [1257326-23-0]

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Chemical Name: (N)-1-(2-Nitrophenyl)ethylcarboxy-3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine

Biological Activity

NPEC ((N)-1-(2-nitrophenyl)ethyl) caged version of dopamine (Cat. No 3548); releases dopamine leading to D1 receptor activation upon UV light illumination (360 nm). Induces PKA activation and c-Fos expression in cortical and striatal neurons, with striatal neurons demonstrating a significantly greater detection and sensitivity to sub-second dopamine signals as compared to cortical neurons.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
346.33
Formula:
C17H18N2O6
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
1257326-23-0

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Castro et al (2013) Striatal neurones have a specific ability to respond to phasic dopamine release. J.Physiol. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23551948.

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