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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.
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Technical Data for Lamotrigine
|Storage||Store at RT|
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.
Solubility Data for Lamotrigine
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
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.
|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|
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:
Kashyap et al (2015) Characterization of the role of HCN channels in β3-adrenoceptor mediated rat bladder relaxation. J Neurosci 2 PMID: 26709376
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
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