Cat. No. 1691
Alternative Name: 5'-N-Ethylcarboxamidoadenosine
Chemical Name: 1-(6-Amino-9H-purin-9-yl)-1-deoxy-N
Biological ActivityHigh affinity adenosine receptor agonist (Ki values are 6.2, 14, and 20 nM for human A3, A1 and A2A receptors respectively; EC50 = 2.4 μM for human A2B). Inhibits platelet aggregation and is centrally active in vivo.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Knapp et al (2001) Adenosine agonists CGS21680 and NECA inhibit the initiation of cocaine self-administration. Pharmacol.Biochem.Behav. 68 797. PMID: 11526979.
Klotz (2000) Adenosine receptors and their ligands. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 362 382. PMID: 11111832.
Cusack and Hourani (1981) 5'-N-ethylcarboxamidoadenosine: a potent inhibitor of human platelet aggregation. Br.J.Pharmacol. 72 443. PMID: 7260485.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for NECA include:
Kim and Bynoe (2015) A2A Adenosine Receptor Regulates the Human Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 52 664. PMID: 25262373.
Poddar et al (2014) Enhanced brain distribution of modified aspartoacylase. Mol Genet Metab 113 219. PMID: 25066302.
Welihinda and Amento (2014) Positive allosteric modulation of the adenosine A2a receptor attenuates inflammation. J Inflamm (Lond) 11 37. PMID: 25473378.
Aggarwal et al (2013) Macrophage A2A adenosinergic receptor modulates oxygen-induced augmentation of murine lung injury. PLoS One 48 635. PMID: 23349051.
Bulavina et al (2013) NTPDase1 activity attenuates microglial phagocytosis. Purinergic Signal 9 199. PMID: 23208703.
Kinsey et al (2012) Autocrine adenosine signaling promotes regulatory T cell-mediated renal protection. J Am Soc Nephrol 23 1528. PMID: 22835488.
Gomez et al (2011) Disparity in FcηRI-induced degranulation of primary human lung and skin mast cells exposed to adenosine. Nature 31 479. PMID: 21437670.
Pedroza et al (2011) Interleukin-6 contributes to inflammation and remodeling in a model of adenosine mediated lung injury. J Clin Immunol 6 e22667. PMID: 21799929.
Garavaglia et al (2010) Adaptation of NS cells growth and differentiation to high-throughput screening-compatible plates. BMC Neurosci 11 7. PMID: 20085655.
Jin et al (2010) CD73 on tumor cells impairs antitumor T-cell responses: a novel mechanism of tumor-induced immune suppression. Cancer Res 70 2245. PMID: 20179192.
Clark et al (2009) Adenosine-evoked hyperpolarization of retinal ganglion cells is mediated by G-protein-coupled inwardly rectifying K+ and small conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channel activation. J Neurosci 29 11237. PMID: 19741130.
Xi et al (2009) Adenosine A2A and A2B receptors work in concert to induce a strong protection against reperfusion injury in rat hearts. J Mol Cell Cardiol 47 684. PMID: 19695259.
Newman (2005) Calcium increases in retinal glial cells evoked by light-induced neuronal activity. Mol Neurobiol 25 5502. PMID: 15944378.
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