Sazetidine A dihydrochloride
Cat. No. 2736
Chemical Name: 6-[5-[(2S)-2-Azetidinylmethoxy]-3-p
Biological ActivitySubtype-selective α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor ligand (Ki values are 0.26 and 54 nM at α4β2 and α3β4 receptors respectively). May act as a silent desensitizer or as an agonist, depending on subunit stoichiometry (EC50 = 1.1 nM for nAChR-stimulated dopamine release). Exhibits analgesic activity in vivo and significantly reduces nicotine self-administration in an experimental rat model.
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Levin et al (2010) Sazetidine-A, a selective α4β2 nicotinic receptor desensitizing agent and partial agonist, reduces nicotine self-administration in rats. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 332 933. PMID: 20007754.
Cucchiaro et al (2008) Analgesic effects of Sazetidine-A, a new nicotinic cholinergic drug. Anesthesiology 109 512. PMID: 18719450.
Zwart et al (2008) Sazetidine-A is a potent and selective agonist at native recombinant α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Mol.Pharmacol. 73 1843.
Xiao et al (2006) Sazetidine-A, a novel ligand that desensitizes α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors without activating them. Mol.Pharmacol. 70 1454. PMID: 16857741.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Sazetidine A dihydrochloride include:
Brown and Wonnacott (2015) Sazetidine-A Activates and Desensitizes Native α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors. PLoS One 40 2047. PMID: 24728867.
Kuryatov et al (2013) Chemical chaperones exceed the chaperone effects of RIC-3 in promoting assembly of functional α7 AChRs. Nat Commun 8 e62246. PMID: 23638015.
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