Cat. No. 2638
Chemical Name: N-(2,6-Diethylphenyl)-4,5-dihydro-1
Biological Activityα2-adrenoceptor agonist that does not cross the blood brain barrier. Displays ~ 120-fold selectivity for α2 receptors over α1 receptors and acts predominantly at non-α2A-adrenoceptors which may be of the α2C subtype. Antinociceptive; increases tail-flick latencies in Sasco and Harlan rats.
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Graham et al (2000) Synergistic interactions between two α2-adrenoceptor agonists, dexmedetomidine and ST-91, in two substrains of Sprague-Dawley rats. Pain 85 135. PMID: 10692612.
Celly et al (1999) Cardiopulmonary effects of the α2-adrenoceptor agonists medetomidine and ST-91 in anesthetized sheep. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 289 712. PMID: 10215644.
Takano and Yaksh (1992) Characterization of the pharmacology of intrathecally administered alpha-2 agonists and antagonists in rats. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 261 764. PMID: 1349648.
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Kim et al (2011) Icilin-evoked behavioral stimulation is attenuated by alpha2-adrenoceptor activation. Brain Res 1384 110. PMID: 21315691.
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