Binds specifically and with high affinity to the peptide DBI receptor (benzodiazepine receptor) on mitochondrial membranes, inducing production of neurosteroids, which modulate GABA receptors (EC50 = 3 nM for increase in production of pregnenolone in glial cells). Thus it reduces anxiety without causing sedation.
|Storage||Store at RT|
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 436.61. 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||2.29 mL||11.45 mL||22.9 mL|
|5 mM||0.46 mL||2.29 mL||4.58 mL|
|10 mM||0.23 mL||1.15 mL||2.29 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.23 mL||0.46 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Romeo et al (1992) 2-Aryl-3-indoleacetamides (FGIN-1): a new class of potent and specific ligands for the mitochondrial DBI receptor (MDR). J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 262 971 PMID: 1326631
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Keywords: Potent specific ligand mitochondrial DBI receptor GABAA Receptors FGIN127 Translocator Protein
1 Citation for FGIN-1-27
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for FGIN-1-27 include:
Sutter et al (2003) Ligands of the peripheral benzodiazepine receptor induce apoptosis and cell cycle arrest in oesophageal cancer cells: involvement of the p38MAPK signalling pathway. Glia 89 564 PMID: 12888831
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