Agmatine sulfate

Discontinued Product

Agmatine sulfate (Cat. No. 0842) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: α2 ligand. Also imidazoline ligand
Chemical Name: (4-Aminobutyl)guanidine sulfate
Citations (1)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for Agmatine sulfate

Arginine metabolite that is synthesized within bovine brain and exhibits clonidine-displacing substance (CDS) activity. Putative endogenous ligand for the imidazoline binding site.

Technical Data for Agmatine sulfate

M. Wt 228.27
Formula C5H14N4.H2SO4
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 2482-00-0
PubChem ID 199
Smiles OS(O)(=O)=O.NCCCCNC(N)=N

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References for Agmatine sulfate

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

Li et al (1994) Agmatine: an endogenous clonidine-displacing substance in the brain. 263 966 PMID: 7906055

Piletz et al (1995) Comparison of the properties of agmatine and endogenous clonidine-displacing substance at imidazoline and alpha-2-adrenergic receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 272 581 PMID: 7853171

Reis and Regunathan (2000) Is agmatine a novel neurotransmitter in brain? TiPs 21 187 PMID: 10785653

Merck Index 12 186

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1 Citation for Agmatine sulfate

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Agmatine sulfate include:

Kim et al (2011) Icilin-evoked behavioral stimulation is attenuated by alpha2-adrenoceptor activation. Brain Res 1384 110 PMID: 21315691

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