Selective α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) partial agonist (EC50 values are 1.4 and 2.2 μM at human and rat receptors respectively). Displays no measurable effect on α4β2 nAChRs. Stimulates α7 nAChR-induced ERK1/2 phosphorylation in PC12 cells.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|ethanol||1.6||5 with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 320.38. 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|
|0.05 mM||62.43 mL||312.13 mL||624.26 mL|
|0.25 mM||12.49 mL||62.43 mL||124.85 mL|
|0.5 mM||6.24 mL||31.21 mL||62.43 mL|
|2.5 mM||1.25 mL||6.24 mL||12.49 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Briggs et al (2008) Alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist properties of tilorone and related tricyclic analogues. Br.J.Pharmacol. 153 1054 PMID: 18157163
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