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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.
Compound Libraries for FG 7142
Technical Data for FG 7142
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Solubility Data for FG 7142
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Preparing Stock Solutions for FG 7142
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 225.25. 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||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|
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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