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Description: Potent α4β4, α4β2 and α7 nAChR agonist
Chemical Name: (1R,5S)-9-Bromo-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexahydro-1,5-methano-8H-pyrido[1,2-a][1,5]diazocin-8-one
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for 3-Bromocytisine

3-Bromocytisine is a potent agonist of α4β4, α4β2 and α7 nACh receptors (IC50 values are 0.28, 0.30 and 31.6 nM respectively). Displays different effects on high (HS) and low (LS) ACh sensitivity α4β2 nAChRs (EC50 values are 0.008 and 0.05 μM respectively).

Technical Data for 3-Bromocytisine

M. Wt 269.14
Formula C11H13BrN2O
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 207390-14-5
PubChem ID 15519735
Smiles O=C2N1C[C@@]([H])(C3)CNC[C@@]([H])3C1=CC=C2Br

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Solubility Data for 3-Bromocytisine

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 26.91 100
DMSO 26.91 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for 3-Bromocytisine

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 269.14. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.72 mL 18.58 mL 37.16 mL
5 mM 0.74 mL 3.72 mL 7.43 mL
10 mM 0.37 mL 1.86 mL 3.72 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.37 mL 0.74 mL

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References for 3-Bromocytisine

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Houlihan et al (2001) Activity of cytisine and its brominated isoteres on recombinant human α7, α4β2 and α4β4 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. J.Neurochem. 78 1029 PMID: 11553677

Moroni et al (2006) α4β2 nicotinic receptors with high and low acetylcholine sensitivity: pharmacology, stoichiometry, and sensitivity to long-term exposure to nicotine. Mol.Pharmacol. 70 755 PMID: 16720757

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1 Citation for 3-Bromocytisine

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 3-Bromocytisine include:

Kiss et al (2014) Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors containing the α7-like subunit mediate contractions of muscles responsible for space positioning of the snail, Helix pomatia L. tentacle. PLoS One 9 e109538 PMID: 25303328

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Literature in this Area

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Nicotinic ACh Receptors Scientific Review

Nicotinic ACh Receptors Scientific Review

Updated in 2014, this review by Sue Wonnacott summarizes the diverse structure and function of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and gives an in-depth review of the ligands available for nAChR research. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.