Reversible TRPA1 channel blocker (IC50 values are 3.1 and 4.5 μM at human and mouse TRPA1 respectively). Blocks cinnameldehyde-induced but not capsaicin-induced nociception and reverses mechanical hyperalgesia in vivo. Also blocks TRPA1 pore dilation (IC50 = 10.3 μM for the inhibition of Yo-Pro uptake).
|Storage||Store at +4°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 209.67. 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||4.77 mL||23.85 mL||47.69 mL|
|5 mM||0.95 mL||4.77 mL||9.54 mL|
|10 mM||0.48 mL||2.38 mL||4.77 mL|
|50 mM||0.1 mL||0.48 mL||0.95 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Petrus et al (2007) A role of TRPA1 in mechanical hyperalgesia is revealed by pharmacological inhibition. Mol.Pain 3 40 PMID: 18086313
Chen et al (2009) Pore dilation occurs in TRPA1 but not in TRPM8 channels. Mol.Pain 5 3 PMID: 19159452
Taylor-Clark et al (2009) Nitrooleic acid, an endogenous product of nitrative stress, activates nociceptive sensory nerves via the direct activation of TRPA1. Mol.Pharmacol. 75 820 PMID: 19171673
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