Potent melatonin agonist (pKi values are 10.55 and 9.87 at human recombinant MT1 and MT2 receptors respectively). 2-[125I]-iodomelatonin has been used to identify, characterize and localize melatonin binding sites in the brain and peripheral tissues.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 358.18. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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||2.79 mL||13.96 mL||27.92 mL|
|5 mM||0.56 mL||2.79 mL||5.58 mL|
|10 mM||0.28 mL||1.4 mL||2.79 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.28 mL||0.56 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Browning et al (2000) Pharmacological characterization of human recombinant melatonin mt1 and MT2 receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 129 877 PMID: 10696085
Dubocovich and Takahashi (1987) Use of 2-[125l]-iodomelatonin to characterize melatonin sites in chicken retina. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 84 3916 PMID: 3035559
Suiciak et al (1991) Quantitative pharmacological analysis of 2-[125l]-iodomelatonin binding sites in discrete areas of the chicken brain. J.Neurosci. 11 2855 PMID: 1652626
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Keywords: High affinity melatonin agonists MT Receptors Melatonin (MT) Receptors
2 Citations for 2-Iodomelatonin
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 2-Iodomelatonin include:
Calamini et al (2008) Kinetic, thermodynamic and X-ray structural insights into the interaction of melatonin and analogues with quinone reductase 2. Biochem J 413 81 PMID: 18254726
Nosjean et al (2000) Identification of the melatonin-binding site MT3 as the quinone reductase 2. J Biol Chem 275 31311 PMID: 10913150
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