Discontinued Product

4BP-TQS (Cat. No. 4234) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: α7 nAChR agonist; acts at an allosteric site
Chemical Name: 4-(4-Bromophenyl)-3a,4,5,9b-tetrahydro-3H-cyclopenta[c]quinoline-8-sulfonamide
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for 4BP-TQS

4BP-TQS is an allosteric agonist at α7 nAChR. Binds at a separate site and exhibits more efficacious receptor agonism compared to acetylcholine (Cat. No. 2809), displays 8-fold lower EC50 value and 45-fold larger maximal response.

Technical Data for 4BP-TQS

M. Wt 405.31
Formula C18H17BrN2O2S
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 360791-49-7
PubChem ID 2857838
Smiles BrC1=CC=C(C2NC(C=CC(S(=O)(N)=O)=C4)=C4C3C2CC=C3)C=C1

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

References for 4BP-TQS

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

Gill et al (2011) Agonist activation of α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors via an allosteric transmembrane site. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 108 5867 PMID: 21436053

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1 Citation for 4BP-TQS

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 4BP-TQS include:

Zhang et al (2015) Functional Impact of 14 Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Causing Missense Mutations of Human α7 Nicotinic Receptor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 10 e0137588 PMID: 26340537

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Nicotinic ACh Receptors Scientific Review

Nicotinic ACh Receptors Scientific Review

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