Cat. No. 1992
Chemical Name: 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydro-2-methyl-4-pheny
Biological ActivityPotent inhibitor of noradrenalin and dopamine uptake (Ki values are 4.7, 26 and 4000 nM for inhibition of noradrenalin, dopamine and 5-HT uptake respectively, in rat brain). Increases central dopamine levels in rats following systemic administration. Displays antidepressant activity.
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Katz et al (2010) Effects of acute and sustained administration of the catecholamine reuptake inhibitor nomifensine on the firing activity of monoaminergic neurons. J.Psychopharmacol. 24 1223. PMID: 19939862.
Nakachi et al (1995) Effects of various dopamine uptake inhibitors on striatal extracellular dopamine levels and behaviours in rats. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 281 195. PMID: 7589207.
Tuomisto (1977) Nomifensine and its derivatives as possible tools for studying amine uptake. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 42 101. PMID: 844493.
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Zapata et al (2007) Regulation of dopamine transporter function and cell surface expression by D3 dopamine receptors. J Biol Chem 282 35842. PMID: 17923483.
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