Cat. No. 2937
Chemical Name: 5-(2-Ethyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-indene-2-
Biological ActivitySelective α2-adrenergic receptor antagonist (Ki values are 1.1, 1.0, 0.89, 1300 and 6500 nM for α2A, α2B, α2C, α1A and α1B receptors respectively). Brain penetrant.
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Jurgens et al (2007) α2A adrenergic receptor activation inhibits epileptiform activity in the rat hippocampal CA3 region. Mol.Pharmacol. 71 1572. PMID: 17341653.
Puurunen et al (2001) An α2-adrenergic antagonist, atipamezole, facilitates behavioral recovery after focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Neuropharmacology 40 597. PMID: 11249969.
Virtanen et al (1989) Highly selective and specific antagonism of central and peripheral alpha 2-adrenoceptors by atipamezole. Arch.Int.Pharmacodyn.Ther. 297 190. PMID: 2567152.
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Hughes et al (2013) Endogenous analgesic action of the pontospinal noradrenergic system spatially restricts and temporally delays the progression of neuropathic pain following tibial nerve injury. Gastroenterology 154 1680. PMID: 23707289.
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