General anesthetic with GABA modulatory and GABA-mimetic actions; selectively interacts with β2- and β3-subunit containing GABAA receptors. Short acting and potent hypnotic, with low toxicity.
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 244.29. 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||4.09 mL||20.47 mL||40.93 mL|
|5 mM||0.82 mL||4.09 mL||8.19 mL|
|10 mM||0.41 mL||2.05 mL||4.09 mL|
|50 mM||0.08 mL||0.41 mL||0.82 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Belelli et al (1997) The interaction of the general anesthetic etomidate with the γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptor is influenced by a single amino acid. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 94 11031 PMID: 9380754
Giese et al (1983) Etomidate: a new intravenous anesthetic induction agent. Pharmacother. 3 251 PMID: 6359080
Moody et al (1998) Distinct structural requirements for the direct and indirect actions of the anaesthetic etomidate at GABAA receptors. Toxicol.Lett. 100-101 209 PMID: 10049144
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Keywords: GABA mimetic modulatory agent GABAA Receptors GABAA Receptors
1 Citation for Etomidate
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Etomidate include:
Rodgers et al (2015) Etomidate Impairs Long-Term Potentiation In Vitro by Targeting α5-Subunit Containing GABAA Receptors on Nonpyramidal Cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 35 9707 PMID: 26134653
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