Cat. No. 1611

Lamotrigine C9H7Cl2N5 [84057-84-1]

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Chemical Name: 6-(2,3-Dichlorophenyl)-1,2,4-triazine-3,5-diamine

Biological Activity

Anticonvulsant. Inhibits glutamate release, possibly through inhibition of Na+, K+ and Ca2+ currents. Also blocks heterologously expressed and native α4β2 nAChRs with a similar affinity to Na+ channels. Water-soluble salt available (lamotrigine isethionate, Cat. No. 2289).

Licensing Information

Sold for research purposes under agreement from GlaxoSmithKline

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Zheng et al (2010) The anticonvulsive drug lamotrigine blocks neuronal α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 335 401. PMID: 20688974.

Grunze et al (1998) Modulation of calcium and potassium currents by lamotrigine. Neuropsychobiology 38 131. PMID: 9778600.

Zona and Avoli (1997) Lamotrigine reduces voltage-gated sodium currents in rat central neurons in culture. Epilepsia 38 522. PMID: 9184596.

Leach et al (1991) Neurochemical and behavioral aspects of lamotrigine. Epilepsia 32 S4. PMID: 1685439.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Lamotrigine include:

Kashyap et al (2015) Characterization of the role of HCN channels in β3-adrenoceptor mediated rat bladder relaxation. J Neurosci 2. PMID: 26709376.

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