Cat. No. 5147
Alternative Name: KW-6002
Chemical Name: 8-[(1E)-2-(2-(3,4-Dimethoxyphenyl)e
Biological ActivityPotent and selective adenosine A2A receptor antagonist (Ki values are 2.2 and 150 nM for A2A and A1 receptors respectively). Anticataleptic and antiparkinson agent; reverses drug-induced motor dysfunction in animal models.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Shiozaki et al (1999) Actions of adenosine A2A receptor antagonist KW-6002 on drug-induced catalepsy and hypokinesia caused by reserpine or MPTP. Psychopharmacology 147 90. PMID: 10591873.
Kanda et al (1998) Adenosine A2A receptors modify motor function in MPTP-treated common marmosets. Neuroreport 9 2857. PMID: 9760134.
Shimada et al (1997) Adenosine A2A antagonists with potent anti-cataleptic activity. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 7 2349.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Istradefylline include:
Wydra et al (2015) On the role of A2A and D2 receptors in control of cocaine and food-seeking behaviors in rats. PLoS One 232 1767. PMID: 25420611.
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