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Clozapine N-oxide dihydrochloride
Water soluble salt of Clozapine N-oxide (Cat.No.4936). Activator of muscarinic DREADDs. Exhibits improved bioavailability (6 - 7-fold higher plasma concentration) compared with CNO, with less conversion to clozapine in animal studies.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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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 415.74. 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||2.41 mL||12.03 mL||24.05 mL|
|5 mM||0.48 mL||2.41 mL||4.81 mL|
|10 mM||0.24 mL||1.2 mL||2.41 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.24 mL||0.48 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Eiermann et al (1997) The involvement of CYP1A2 and CYP3A4 in the metabolism of cloz. Br.J.Clin.Pharmacol. 44 439 PMID: 9384460
Ambruster et al (2007) Evolving the lock to fit the key to create a family of G protein-coupled receptors potently activated by an inert ligand. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 104 5163 PMID: 17360345
Zaman et al (2014) LMO4 is essential for paraventricular hypothalamic neuronal activity and calcium channel expression to prevent hyperphagia. J.Neurosci. 34 140 PMID: 24381275
Gomez et al (2017) Chemogenetics revealed: DREADD occupancy and activation via converted cloz. Science 357 503 PMID: 28774929
Roth et al (2016) DREADDs for Neuroscientists. Neuron 89 683 PMID: 26889809
Nakajima et al (2016) Gs-coupled GPCR signalling in AgRP neurons triggers sustained increase in food intake. Nat.Commun. 8 10268 PMID: 26743492
Allen et al (2019) A comparative study of the pharmacokinetics of cloz. N-oxide and cloz. N-oxide hydrochloride salt in rhesus macaques. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 368 199 PMID: 30523062
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5 Citations for Clozapine N-oxide dihydrochloride
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Clozapine N-oxide dihydrochloride include:
Chang et al (2019) The Ventral Hippocampus Controls Stress-Provoked Impulsive Aggression through the Ventromedial Hypothalamus in Post-Weaning Social Isolation Mice. Cell Rep 28 1195 PMID: 31365864
Torre-Muruzabal et al (2019) Chronic nigral neuromodulation aggravates behavioral deficits and synaptic changes in an a-synuclein based rat model for Parkinson's disease. Acta Neuropathol Commun 7 160 PMID: 31640762
Khodai et al (2018) PACAP Neurons in the Ventromedial Hypothalamic Nucleus Are Glucose Inhibited and Their Selective Activation Induces Hyperglycaemia. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 9 632 PMID: 30425681
Fernandez et al (2018) Thalamic reticular control of local sleep in mouse sensory cortex. Elife 7 PMID: 30583750
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Great water soluble version that worked beautifully in my hands. Used to stimulate virally-expressed hM4Di for behavioral neuroscience applications. CNO-induced activation of hM4Di significantly inhibited neuronal activation as confirmed via c-Fos staining.
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