Cat. No. 1531
Alternative Name: AG 3-5
Chemical Name: 3,4-Dihydro-3-(2-hydroxyphenyl)-6-(
Biological ActivityCooling agent that activates the novel cold receptors TRPM8 (CMR1) and TRPA1 (ANKTM1/TRPN1), members of the TRP ion channel family. Induces currents in CMR1-expressing HEK 293 cells (EC50 = 0.36 μM) more potently than menthol or low temperatures. Produces "wet shakes" in vivo.
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Behrendt et al (2004) Characterization of the mouse cold-menthol receptor TRPM8 and vanilloid receptor type-1 VR1 using a fluorometric imaging plate reader (FLIPR) assay. Br.J.Pharmacol. 141 737. PMID: 14757700.
Story et al (2003) ANKTM1, a TRP-like channel expressed in nociceptive neurons, is activated by cold temperatures. Cell 112 819. PMID: 12654248.
McKemy et al (2002) Identification of a cold receptor reveals a general role for TRP channels in thermosensation. Nature 416 52. PMID: 11882888.
Wei et al (1983) AG-3-5: a chemical producing sensations of cold. J.Pharm.Pharmacol. 35 110. PMID: 6131976.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Icilin include:
Ganley et al (2015) Inhibitory Interneurons That Express GFP in the PrP-GFP Mouse Spinal Cord Are Morphologically Heterogeneous, Innervated by Several Classes of Primary Afferent and Include Lamina I Projection Neurons among Their Postsynaptic Targets. Oncogene 35 7626. PMID: 25972186.
Gkika et al (2010) PSA reduces prostate cancer cell motility by stimulating TRPM8 activity and plasma membrane expression. Respir Res 29 4611. PMID: 20531306.
Proudfoot et al (2006) Analgesia mediated by the TRPM8 cold receptor in chronic neuropathic pain. Curr Biol 16 1591. PMID: 16920620.
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