Caged Compounds

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More Information »Photolysis is an experimental tool that enables the release of ligands adjacent to their receptors, overcoming the effects of diffusion that will otherwise dominate the kinetics of the receptor activation. It requires photolabile precursors of relevant ligands, known as caged compounds.

Photolysis Products

Product Name / Activity
6210 ci-IP3/PM
Caged inositol triphosphate
5157 DMNPE-caged ATP diammonium salt
Caged ATP
2991 DPNI-caged-GABA
Nitroindoline-caged GABA
5785 MDNI-caged-L-glutamate
Stable photoreleaser of L-glutamate
2225 MNI caged kainic acid
Caged kainic acid
2224 MNI-caged-NMDA
Caged NMDA
1490 MNI-caged-L-glutamate
Stable photoreleaser of L-glutamate
2277 MNI-caged-D-aspartate
Caged D-aspartate
2919 NPE-caged-HPTS
Caged fluorescent pH indicator
3512 NPE-caged-proton
Caged proton
3331 NPEC-caged-(1S,3R)-ACPD
Caged (1S,3R)-ACPD
3330 NPEC-caged-(S)-3,4-DCPG
Caged (S)-3,4-DCPG
3840 NPEC-caged-(S)-AMPA
Caged (S)-AMPA
4230 NPEC-caged-D-AP5
Caged D-AP5 (Cat.No. 0106)
3992 NPEC-caged-dopamine
Caged dopamine
3332 NPEC-caged-LY 379268
Caged group II mGlu receptor agonist
3991 NPEC-caged-serotonin
Caged serotonin
3557 RuBi-4AP
Caged 4-AP; excitable by visible wavelength
3856 RuBi-5-HT
RuBi-caged serotonin
4932 RuBi-Dopa
Caged dopamine; exhibits two-photon sensitivity
3400 RuBi-GABA
Caged GABA; excitable by visible wavelength
4709 RuBi GABA trimethylphosphine
Caged GABA; inhibits neural activity
3574 RuBi-Glutamate
Caged glutamate; excited by visible wavelengths
3855 RuBi-Nicotine
Caged nicotine; rapidly excitable by visible light
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