Potent and selective μ opioid receptor antagonist (Ki values are 0.96 and >10,000 nM for μ and δ receptors respectively). Causes behavioral effects on central administration in vivo. Also increases K+ currents in rat locus ceruleus neurons in vitro via a μ receptor independent mechanism.
(Modifications: Phe-1 = D-Phe, Trp-4 = D-Trp, X-5 = Orn, X-7 = Pen, Disulfide bridge between 2 - 7, Thr-8 = C-terminal amide)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1062.28. 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||0.94 mL||4.71 mL||9.41 mL|
|5 mM||0.19 mL||0.94 mL||1.88 mL|
|10 mM||0.09 mL||0.47 mL||0.94 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.09 mL||0.19 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Badiani et al (1995) Intra-VTA injections of the mu-opioid antagonist CTOP enhance locomotor activity. Brain Res. 690 112 PMID: 7496796
Gulya et al (1988) Central effects of the potent and highly selective mu opioid antagonist D-Phe-Cys-Tyr-D-Trp-Orn-Thr-Pen-Thr-NH2 (CTOP) in mice. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 150 355 PMID: 2901358
Hawkins et al (1989) [3H]-[H-D-Phe-Cys-Tyr-D-Trp-Orn-Thr-Pen-Thr-NH2] ([3H]CTOP), a potent and highly selective peptide for mu opioid receptors in rat brain. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 248 73 PMID: 2563293
Chieng et al (1996) The μ-opioid receptor antagonist D-Phe-Cys-Tyr-D-Trp-Orn-Thr-Pen-Thr-NH2 (CTOP) [but not D-Phe-Cys-Tyr-D-Trp-Arg-Thr-Pen-Thr-NH2 (CTAP)] produces a no Mol.Pharmacol. 50 650 PMID: 8794906
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4 Citations for CTOP
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for CTOP include:
Beaudry et al (2011) Activation of spinal mu- and δ-opioid receptors potently inhibits substance P release induced by peripheral noxious stimuli. Mol Pharmacol 31 13068 PMID: 21917790
Margolis et al (2008) δ-opioid receptor expression in the ventral tegmental area protects against elevated alcohol consumption. J Clin Immunol 28 12672 PMID: 19036960
Börner et al (2006) Cannabinoid receptor type 2 agonists induce transcription of the mu-opioid receptor gene in Jurkat T cells. J Neurosci 69 1486 PMID: 16434616
Gerhold et al (2015) Pronociceptive and Antinociceptive Effects of Buprenorphine in the Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn Cover a Dose Range of Four Orders of Magnitude. J Neurosci 35 9580 PMID: 26134641
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