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Description: Inhibits glutamate release. Anticonvulsant
Chemical Name: 6-(2,3-Dichlorophenyl)-1,2,4-triazine-3,5-diamine
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine is an anticonvulsant. Inhibits glutamate release, possibly through inhibition of Na+, K+ and Ca2+ currents. Also blocks heterologously expressed and native α4β2 nAChRs with a similar affinity to Na+ channels.

Water-soluble Salt also available.

Licensing Information

Sold for research purposes under agreement from GlaxoSmithKline

Technical Data for Lamotrigine

M. Wt 256.09
Formula C9H7Cl2N5
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 84057-84-1
PubChem ID 3878
Smiles NC1=NC(N)=C(N=N1)C1=CC=CC(Cl)=C1Cl

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Solubility Data for Lamotrigine

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 25.61 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for Lamotrigine

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 256.09. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.9 mL 19.52 mL 39.05 mL
5 mM 0.78 mL 3.9 mL 7.81 mL
10 mM 0.39 mL 1.95 mL 3.9 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.39 mL 0.78 mL

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References for Lamotrigine

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

Grunze et al (1998) Modulation of calcium and potassium currents by lamotr. Neuropsychobiology 38 131 PMID: 9778600

Leach et al (1991) Neurochemical and behavioral aspects of lamotr. Epilepsia 32 S4 PMID: 1685439

Zheng et al (2010) The anticonvulsive drug lamotr. blocks neuronal α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 335 401 PMID: 20688974

Zona and Avoli (1997) Lamotrigine reduces voltage-gated sodium currents in rat central neurons in culture. Epilepsia 38 522 PMID: 9184596

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2 Citations for Lamotrigine

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

Lazar et al (2015) Different pH-sensitivity patterns of 30 sodium channel inhibitors suggest chemically different pools along the access pathway. Front Pharmacol 6 210 PMID: 26441665

Kashyap et al (2015) Characterization of the role of HCN channels in β3-adrenoceptor mediated rat bladder relaxation. J Neurosci 2 PMID: 26709376

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Literature in this Area

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Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors Scientific Review

Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Francine Acher, this review discusses the pharmacology and therapeutic potential of mGlu receptors, and the compounds acting upon them; compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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