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Biological Activity for 2-BFI hydrochloride
2-BFI hydrochloride is a high affinity I2 ligand (Ki = 9.8 nM). Putative I2 agonist; potentiates morphine antinociception. Produces ipsiversive rotational behavior in rats with a full 6-OHDA lesion of the nigrostriatal tract.
Technical Data for 2-BFI hydrochloride
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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Solubility Data for 2-BFI hydrochloride
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for 2-BFI hydrochloride
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 222.67. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||4.49 mL||22.45 mL||44.91 mL|
|5 mM||0.9 mL||4.49 mL||8.98 mL|
|10 mM||0.45 mL||2.25 mL||4.49 mL|
|50 mM||0.09 mL||0.45 mL||0.9 mL|
Product Datasheets for 2-BFI hydrochloride
References for 2-BFI hydrochloride
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Alemany et al (1997) Labelling of I2B-imidazoline receptors by [3H]2-(2-benzofuranyl)-2-imidazoline (2-BFI) in rat brain and liver: characterization, regulation and relation to monoamine oxidase enzymes. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 356 39 PMID: 9228188
MacInnes and Duty (2004) Locomotor effects of imidazoline I2-site-specific ligands and monoamine oxidase inhibitors in rats with a unilateral 6-hydroxyDA lesion of the nigrostriatal pathway. Br.J.Pharmacol. 143 952 PMID: 15545290
Sanchez-Blasquez et al (2000) Activation of I2-imidazoline receptors enhances supraspinal mor. analgesia in mice: a model to detect agonist and antagonist activities at these receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 130 146 PMID: 10781010
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2 Citations for 2-BFI hydrochloride
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Kim et al (2011) Icilin-evoked behavioral stimulation is attenuated by alpha2-adrenoceptor activation. Brain Res 1384 110 PMID: 21315691
McDonald et al (2020) On the formation and nature of the imidazoline I2 binding site on human monoamine oxidase-B. Pharmacol Res 62 475 PMID: 20832472
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