ZK 93423 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 1994
Chemical Name: 4-(Methoxymethyl)-6-(phenylmethoxy)
Biological ActivityPotent benzodiazepine receptor agonist (IC50 = 1 nM). Non-selective between α1-, α2-, α3- and α5-subunit containing GABAA receptors (Ki values are 4.1, 4.2, 6 and 4.5 nM for inhibition of [3H]Ro15-1788 binding to human recombinant α1β3γ2, α2β3γ2, α3β3γ2 and α5β3γ2 receptors respectively). Anxiolytic following systemic administration in vivo.
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Cox et al (1998) Synthesis and evaluation of analogues of the partial agonist 6-(propyloxy)-4-(methoxymethyl)-β-carboline-3-carboxylic acid ethyl ester (6-PBC) and the full agonist 6-(benzyloxy)-4-(methoxymethyl)-β-carboline-3-carboxylic acid ethyl ester (ZK 93423) at wild type and recombinant GABAA receptors. J.Med.Chem. 41 2537. PMID: 9651158.
File and Baldwin (1987) Effects of β-carbolines in animal models of anxiety. Brain Res.Bull. 19 293. PMID: 3315125.
Stephens et al (1984) Discriminative stimulus properties of β-carbolines characterized as agonists and inverse agonists at central benzodiazepine receptors. Psychopharmacology 83 233. PMID: 6089245.
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