Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt
Cat. No. 5376
Chemical Name: (3β)-3-(Sulfooxy)-pregn-5-en-20-one sodium salt
Biological ActivityHighly potent neurosteroid; enhances intracellular Ca2+ upon NMDA receptor-mediated synaptic activity (EC50 = ~2 pM) and potentiates NMDA responses. Activates CREB phosphorylation, augments LTP and cognitive behavior in rat memory models. Also activates TRPM3 channels.
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Smith et al (2014) A role for picomolar concentrations of pregnenolone sulfate in synaptic activity-dependent Ca2+ signaling and CREB activation. Mol.Pharmacol. 86 390. PMID: 25057049.
Majeed et al (2010) Cis-isomerism and other chemical requirements of steroidal agonists and partial agonists acting at TRPM3 channels. Br.J.Pharmacol. 161 430. PMID: 20735426.
Li et al (2007) Neuroactive steroids and human recombinant rho1 GABAC receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 323 236. PMID: 17636008.
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Luoma et al (2011) Progesterone inhibition of voltage-gated calcium channels is a potential neuroprotective mechanism against excitotoxicity. Steroids 76 845. PMID: 21371490.
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