FG 7142

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Description: Benzodiazepine inverse agonist
Chemical Name: N-Methyl-β-carboline-3-carboxamide
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (4)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for FG 7142

FG 7142 is a benzodiazepine inverse agonist and anxiogenic agent. Increases tyrosine hydroxylation and causes upregulation of β-adrenoceptors in mouse cerebral cortex.

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Technical Data for FG 7142

M. Wt 225.25
Formula C13H11N3O
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 78538-74-6
PubChem ID 4375
Smiles CNC(=O)C1=CC2=C(NC3=C2C=CC=C3)C=N1

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Solubility Data for FG 7142

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
1eq. HCl 16.89 75
DMSO 22.52 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.44 mL 22.2 mL 44.4 mL
5 mM 0.89 mL 4.44 mL 8.88 mL
10 mM 0.44 mL 2.22 mL 4.44 mL
50 mM 0.09 mL 0.44 mL 0.89 mL

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References for FG 7142

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Donner et al (1989) Evidence for an excitatory action of benzodiazepine receptor inverse agonist FG 7142 on C-fibre afferents. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 340 352 PMID: 2478895

Knorr et al (1989) The anxiogenic β-carboline FG-7142 increases in vivo and in vitro tyrosine hydroxylation in the prefrontal cortex. Brain Res. 495 355 PMID: 2765936

Stanford et al (1987) A single dose of FG 7142 causes long term increases in mouse cortical β-adrenoceptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 134 313 PMID: 3032657

Wettstei (1989) Behavioural studies with the β-carboline FG 7142 combined with related drugs in monkeys. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 163 219 PMID: 2498110

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4 Citations for FG 7142

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for FG 7142 include:

Lukkes et al (2012) Post-weaning social isolation attenuates c-Fos expression in GABAergic interneurons in the basolateral amygdala of adult female rats. Physiol Behav 107 719 PMID: 22583860

Lukkes et al (2012) Post-weaning social isolation of female rats, anxiety-related behavior, and serotonergic systems. Brain Res 1443 1 PMID: 22297173

Major et al (2009) The anxiogenic drug FG7142 increases self-injurious behavior in male rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). J Neurosci 85 753 PMID: 19837095

Johnson et al (2012) Orexin 1 receptors are a novel target to modulate panic responses and the panic brain network. Life Sci 107 733 PMID: 22554617

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