Cat. No. 5594
Biological ActivityPotent TREK-1 channel blocker (IC50 = 71 nM). Enhances dorsal raphe nucleus 5-HT neurotransmission in mice. Induces hippocampal CREB activation and neurogenesis in adult mice. Exhibits antidepressant effects in mouse models of depression. Brain penetrant.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Borsotto et al (2015) Targeting two-pore domain K(+) channels TREK-1 and TASK-3 for the treatment of depression: a new therapeutic concept. Br.J.Pharmacol. 172 771. PMID: 25263033.
Mazella et al (2010) Spadin, a sortilin-derived peptide, targeting rodent TREK-1 channels: a new concept in the antidepressant drug design. PLoS Biol. 8 e1000355. PMID: 20405001.
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