BRL 44408 maleate

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Description: Selective α2A antagonist
Chemical Name: 2-[(4,5-Dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)methyl]-2,3-dihydro-1-methyl-1H-isoindole maleate
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for BRL 44408 maleate

BRL 44408 maleate is a selective α2A-adrenoceptor antagonist (Ki = 1.7 nM and 144.5 nM at α2A and α2B-adrenergic receptors respectively). Increases hippocampal noradrenalin release following systemic administration.

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Technical Data for BRL 44408 maleate

M. Wt 331.37
Formula C13H17N3.C4H4O4
Storage Desiccate at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 681806-46-2
PubChem ID 10382026
Smiles OC(=O)\C=C/C(O)=O.CC1N(CC2=NCCN2)CC2=C1C=CC=C2

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Solubility Data for BRL 44408 maleate

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 33.14 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for BRL 44408 maleate

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 331.37. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.02 mL 15.09 mL 30.18 mL
5 mM 0.6 mL 3.02 mL 6.04 mL
10 mM 0.3 mL 1.51 mL 3.02 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.3 mL 0.6 mL

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References for BRL 44408 maleate

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

Callado et al (1999) α2A-But not α2B/C-adrenoceptors modulate noradrenaline release in rat locus coeruleus: voltammetric data. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 366 35 PMID: 10064149

Gavin et al (1997) α2C-adrenoceptors mediate contractile responses to noradrenaline in the human saphenous vein. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 355 406 PMID: 9089673

Kiss et al (1995) Subtype-specificity of the presynaptic α2-adrenoceptors modulating hippocampal NE release in rat. Brain Res. 674 238 PMID: 7796102

Young et al (1989) Novel α2-adrenoceptor antagonists show selectivity for α2A- and α2B-adrenoceptor subtypes. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 168 381 PMID: 2573535

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2 Citations for BRL 44408 maleate

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BRL 44408 maleate include:

Rennekamp et al (2016) σ1 receptor ligands control a switch between passive and active threat responses. Nat Chem Biol 12 552 PMID: 27239788

Backman et al (2013) Alpha-2 adrenergic stimulation triggers Achilles tenocyte hypercellularity: Comparison between two model systems. Scand J Med Sci Sports 23 687 PMID: 22292987

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