Cat. No. 1999
Alternative Name: DuP 996
Chemical Name: 1,3-Dihydro-1-phenyl-3,3-bis(4-pyri
Biological ActivityBlocker of KV7 (KCNQ) voltage-gated potassium channels; blocks KV7.1 + 7.3 (KCNQ2 + 3) / M-currents (IC50 = 4 - 7 μM) and KV7.1 (KCNQ1) homomeric channels (IC50 = 8.9 μM). Augments hippocampal ACh release and is a cognitive enhancer following oral administration in vivo.
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Schnee and Brown (1998) Selectivity of linopirdine (DuP 966), a neurotransmitter release enhancer, in blocking voltage-dependent and calcium-activated potassium currents in hippocampal neurons. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 286 709. PMID: 9694925.
Wang et al (1998) KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 potassium channel subunits: molecular correlates of the M-channel. Science 282 1890. PMID: 9836639.
Zaczek et al (1998) Two new potent neurotransmitter release enhancers, 10,10-bis(4-pyridinylmethyl)-9(10H)-anthracenone and 10,10-bis(2-fluoro-4-pyridinylmethyl)-9(10H)-anthracenone: comparison to linopirdine. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 285 724. PMID: 9580619.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Linopirdine dihydrochloride include:
Carrott et al (2016) Absence of Neuroplastin-65 Affects Synaptogenesis in Mouse Inner Hair Cells and Causes Profound Hearing Loss. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 36 222. PMID: 26740663.
Ghezzi et al (2016) Electrophysiological characterization of the M-current in rat hypoglossal motoneurons Neuroscience 340 62. PMID: 27984184.
Zampini et al (2013) Burst activity and ultrafast activation kinetics of CaV1.3 Ca2+ channels support presynaptic activity in adult gerbil hair cell ribbon synapses. Front Cell Neurosci 591 3811. PMID: 23713031.
Joshi et al (2009) KCNQ modulators reveal a key role for KCNQ potassium channels in regulating the tone of rat pulmonary artery smooth muscle. J Physiol 329 368. PMID: 19151245.
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