Highly selective H2 agonist, slightly more potent than histamine itself. Only a weak antagonist at H3 and has no activity at H1 receptors. Induces vasodilation of cerebral arteries and decreases myogenic tone in vitro.
|Storage||Desiccate 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 319.06. 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||3.13 mL||15.67 mL||31.34 mL|
|5 mM||0.63 mL||3.13 mL||6.27 mL|
|10 mM||0.31 mL||1.57 mL||3.13 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.31 mL||0.63 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Coruzzi et al (1993) The new potent and selective histamine H2 receptor agonist amthamine as a tool to study gastric secretion. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 348 77 PMID: 8377843
Eriks et al (1992) Histamine H2-receptor agonists. Synthesis, in vitro pharmacology, and qualitative structure-activity relationships of substituted 4- and 5-(2-aminoethyl)thiazole. J.Med.Chem. 35 3239 PMID: 1507209
Jarajapu et al (2006) Histamine decreases myogenic tone in rat cerebral arteries by H2-receptor-mediated Kv channel activation, independent of endothelium and cyclic AMP. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 547 116 PMID: 16920098
Poli et al (1993) In vitro cardiac pharmacology of the new histamine H2 receptor agonist amthamine; comparisons with histamine and dimaprit. Agents Actions 40 44 PMID: 8147269
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Copsel et al (2011) Multidrug resistance protein 4 (MRP4/ABCC4) regulates cAMP cellular levels and controls human leukemia cell proliferation and differentiation. J Biol Chem 286 6979 PMID: 21205825
Saligrama et al (2014) Histamine H2 receptor signaling × environment interactions determine susceptibility to experimental allergic encephalomyelitis. FASEB J 28 1898 PMID: 24371118
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