BU 224 hydrochloride
High affinity ligand for the imidazoline I2 binding site (Ki = 2.1 nM). Putative I2 antagonist; antagonizes the effects of imidazoline ligands on morphine antinociception. Produces ipsiversive rotational behavior in rats with a full 6-OHDA lesion of the nigrostriatal tract.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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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 233.7. 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||4.28 mL||21.39 mL||42.79 mL|
|5 mM||0.86 mL||4.28 mL||8.56 mL|
|10 mM||0.43 mL||2.14 mL||4.28 mL|
|50 mM||0.09 mL||0.43 mL||0.86 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Hudson et al (1999) Novel selective compounds for the investigation of imidazoline receptors. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci. 881 81 PMID: 10415900
MacInnes and Dut (2004) Locomotor effects of imidazoline I2-site-specific ligands and monoamine oxidase inhibitors in rats with a unilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesion of the nigrostriatal pathway. Br.J.Pharmacol. 143 952 PMID: 15545290
Sanchez-Blasquez et al (2000) Activation of I2-imidazoline receptors enhances supraspinal morphine analgesia in mice: a model to detect agonist and antagonist activities at these receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 130 146 PMID: 10781010
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Keywords: Potent selective I2 ligand Putative antagonists Imidazoline Receptors BU224 hydrochloride I2 Receptors
2 Citations for BU 224 hydrochloride
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BU 224 hydrochloride include:
Gründemann et al (2002) Activation of the extraneuronal monoamine transporter (EMT) from rat expressed in 293 cells. Br J Pharmacol 137 910 PMID: 12411423
Sánchez-Blázquez et al (2000) Activation of I(2)-imidazoline receptors enhances supraspinal morphine analgesia in mice: a model to detect agonist and antagonist activities at these receptors. Br J Pharmacol 130 146 PMID: 10781010
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