Cat. No. 4050

8-Aminoadenine C5H6N6 [28128-33-8]

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Chemical Name: 9H-Purine-6,8-diamine

Biological Activity

Adenine receptor agonist (Ki = 0.0341 μM in HEK293 cells expressing an adenine binding site). Displays 190-fold increased potency at the human binding site over the rat adenine receptor (rAde1R) (Ki = 6.51 μM).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in 2eq.HCl and to 50 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at +4°C

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Borrmann et al (2009) Structure-activity relationships of adenine and deazaadenine derivatives as ligands for adenine receptors, a new purinergic receptor family. J.Med.Chem. 52 5974. PMID: 19731917.

Bender et al (2002) Characterization of an orphan G protein-coupled receptor localized in the dorsal root ganglia reveals adenine as a signaling molecule. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. 99 8573.

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