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VGlut inhibitor; decreases synaptic transmission in the dentate gyrus. Also an amyloid fibril-binding dye; inhibits Fib-beta A neurotoxicity by inhibiting fibril formation or by binding to preformed fibrils. Also inhibits the pancreatic islet cell toxicity of diabetes-associated amylin. Excitation wavelength is 497 nm.
|Storage||Store 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 696.66. 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|
|0.1 mM||14.35 mL||71.77 mL||143.54 mL|
|0.5 mM||2.87 mL||14.35 mL||28.71 mL|
|1 mM||1.44 mL||7.18 mL||14.35 mL|
|5 mM||0.29 mL||1.44 mL||2.87 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Lorenzo et al (1994) Beta-amyloid neurotoxicity requires fibril formation and is inhibited by congo red. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 91 12243 PMID: 7991613
Neale et al (2013) Modulation of hippocampal synaptic transmission by the kynurenine pathway member xanthurenic acid and other VGLUT inhibitors. Neuropsychopharmacology. 38 1060 PMID: 23303071
Neale et al (2013) Effect of VGLUT inhibitors on glutamatergic synaptic transmission in the rodent hippocampus and prefrontal cortex. Neurochem.Int. 73 159 PMID: 24121008
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