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BIMU 8 is a potent 5-HT4 receptor full agonist (KD = 77 nM and EC50 = 18 nM for wild type 5-HT4 receptors). Binds to receptors in a mechanism different to that of the endogenous ligand 5-HT.
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|Storage||Store at +4°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 378.9. 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||2.64 mL||13.2 mL||26.39 mL|
|5 mM||0.53 mL||2.64 mL||5.28 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.32 mL||2.64 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.53 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Pellissier et al (2009) Conformational toggle switches implicated in basal constitutive and agonist-induced activated states of 5-hydroxytryptamine-4 receptors. Mol.Pharmacol. 75 982 PMID: 19168624
Schaus et al (1998) Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of potent and orally active 5-HT4 receptor antagonists: Indazole and benzimidazoline derivatives. J.Med.Chem. 41 1943 PMID: 9599243
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BIMU 8 include:
Wang et al (2016) 5-HTR3 and 5-HTR4 located on the mitochondrial membrane and functionally regulated mitochondrialfunctions Scientific Reports 6 37336 PMID: 27874067
House et al (2015) Genetic variation in HTR4 and lung function: GWAS follow-up in mouse. PLoS One 29 323 PMID: 25342126
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