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Biological Activity for BCTC
BCTC is an orally effective vanilloid receptor 1 (TRPV1 receptor) antagonist. Inhibits acid- and capsaicin-induced activation of rat TRPV1 receptors (IC50 values are 6.0 and 35 nM respectively). Displays analgesic properties in rat models of inflammatory and neuropathic pain. CNS penetrant.
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Technical Data for BCTC
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Solubility Data for BCTC
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Preparing Stock Solutions for BCTC
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 372.89. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree 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||2.68 mL||13.41 mL||26.82 mL|
|5 mM||0.54 mL||2.68 mL||5.36 mL|
|10 mM||0.27 mL||1.34 mL||2.68 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.27 mL||0.54 mL|
References for BCTC
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Pomonis et al (2003) N-(4-Tertiarybutylphenyl)-4-(3-cholorphyridin-2-yl)tetrahydropyrazine -1(2H)-carbox-amide (BCTC), a novel, orally effective vanilloid receptor 1 antagonist with analgesic properties: II. In vivo characterization in rat models of inflamma J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 306 387 PMID: 12721336
Valenzano et al (2003) N-(4-tertiarybutylphenyl)-4-(3-chloropyridin-2-yl)tetrahydropyrazine -1(2H)-carbox-amide (BCTC), a novel, orally effective vanilloid receptor 1 antagonist with analgesic properties: I. In vitro characterization and pharmacokinetic proper J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 306 377 PMID: 12721338
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1 Citation for BCTC
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Lian et al (2017) Elevated expression of transient receptor potential vanilloid type 1 in dorsal root ganglia of rats with endometriosis. Mol Med Rep 16 1920 PMID: 28627595
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Peripheral sensitization is the reduction in the threshold of excitability of sensory neurons that results in an augmented response to a given external stimulus. This poster outlines the excitatory and inhibitory signaling pathways involved in modulation of peripheral sensitization. The role of ion channels, GPCRs, neurotrophins, and cytokines in sensory neurons are also described.