Potent and selective adenosine A2A receptor antagonist (Ki values are 2.2 and 150 nM for A2A and A1 receptors respectively). Anticataleptic and antiparkinson agent; reverses drug-induced motor dysfunction in animal models.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 384.43. 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|
|0.2 mM||13.01 mL||65.03 mL||130.06 mL|
|1 mM||2.6 mL||13.01 mL||26.01 mL|
|2 mM||1.3 mL||6.5 mL||13.01 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.3 mL||2.6 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Shimada et al (1997) Adenosine A2A antagonists with potent anti-cataleptic activity. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 7 2349
Kanda et al (1998) Adenosine A2A receptors modify motor function in MPTP-treated common marmosets. Neuroreport 9 2857 PMID: 9760134
Shiozaki et al (1999) Actions of adenosine A2A receptor antagonist KW-6002 on drug-induced catalepsy and hypokinesia caused by reserpine or MPTP. Psychopharmacology 147 90 PMID: 10591873
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Wydra et al (2015) On the role of A2A and D2 receptors in control of cocaine and food-seeking behaviors in rats. PLoS One 232 1767 PMID: 25420611
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Istradefylline from Tocris worked wonderfully. At 3 mg/kg (in suspension in 8% Tween 80 in 0.9% saline), it reversed motor impairment induced by 0.16 mg/kg of the D2R antagonist eticlopride
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Parkinson's disease (PD) causes chronic disability and is the second most common neurodegenerative condition. This poster outlines the neurobiology of the disease, as well as highlighting current therapeutic treatments for symptomatic PD, and emerging therapeutic strategies to delay PD onset and progression.