Discontinued Product

KU14R (Cat. No. 1131) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Antagonist of pancreatic imidazoline receptor
Chemical Name: 2-(2-Ethyl-2,3-dihydro-2-benzofuranyl)-1H-imidazole
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (1)

Biological Activity for KU14R

KU14R is a antagonist of the atypical imidazoline binding site (putative I3 receptor) of pancreatic β-cells. Selectively blocks efaroxan-induced insulin secretion in vitro and in vivo.

Technical Data for KU14R

M. Wt 214.27
Formula C13H14N2O
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 189224-48-4
PubChem ID 4302964
Smiles CCC1(CC2=CC=CC=C2O1)C1=NC=CN1

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

References for KU14R

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

Chan et al (1997) The putative endogenous imidazoline receptor ligand, clonidine-displacing substance, is a potent Ins secretagogue in rat and human islets of Langerhans. Br.J.Pharmacol. 120 926 PMID: 9138700

Chan et al (1997) Clotrimazole and efaroxan stimulate Ins secretion by different mechanisms in rat pancreatic islets. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 356 763 PMID: 9453462

Mayer and Taberner (2002) Effects of the imidazoline ligands efaroxan and KU14R on blood glucose in the mouse. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 454 95 PMID: 12409010

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1 Citation for KU14R

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for KU14R include:

Mourtada et al (1999) Multiple effector pathways regulate the Ins secretory response to the imidazoline RX871024 in isolated rat pancreatic islets. Br J Pharmacol 127 1279 PMID: 10455276

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