Mecamylamine hydrochloride

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Description: Non-competitive nAChR antagonist
Chemical Name: (1R,2S,4S)-rel-N,2,3,3-Tetramethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-amine hydrochloride
Citations (21)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Mecamylamine hydrochloride

Mecamylamine hydrochloride is a non-competitive nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist. Displays antidepressant-like effects in mice.

Technical Data for Mecamylamine hydrochloride

M. Wt 203.75
Formula C11H21N.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
CAS Number 110691-49-1
PubChem ID 13221
Smiles C[C@]1(NC)C(C)(C)[C@@H]2CC[C@H]1C2.Cl.C[C@@]1(NC)C(C)(C)[C@H]2CC[C@@H]1C2.Cl

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Solubility Data for Mecamylamine hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 20.37 100
DMSO 20.37 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for Mecamylamine hydrochloride

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 203.75. 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 4.91 mL 24.54 mL 49.08 mL
5 mM 0.98 mL 4.91 mL 9.82 mL
10 mM 0.49 mL 2.45 mL 4.91 mL
50 mM 0.1 mL 0.49 mL 0.98 mL

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References for Mecamylamine hydrochloride

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

Ostroumov et al (2007) Modeling study of mecamylamine block of muscle type acetylcholine receptors. Eur.Biophys.J. 37 393 PMID: 17938901

Rabenstein et al (2006) The nicotinic antagonist mecamylamine has antidepressant-like effects in wild-type but not β2- or α7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit knockout mice. Psychopharmacol. 189 395

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21 Citations for Mecamylamine hydrochloride

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

Lozovaya et al (2018) GABAergic inhibition in dual-transmission cholinergic and GABAergic striatal interneurons is abolished in Parkinson disease. Nat Commun 9 1422 PMID: 29651049

Herman et al (2016) A cholinergic basal forebrain feeding circuit modulates appetite suppression Nature 538 253 PMID: 27698417

Mamaligas et al (2016) Nicotinic and opioid receptor regulation of striatal DA D2-receptor mediated transmission Scientific Reports 6 37834 PMID: 27886263

Assous (2017) Differential processing of thalamic information via distinct striatal interneuron circuits. Nat Commun 8 15860 PMID: 28604688

Dannenberg et al (2015) Synergy of direct and indirect cholinergic septo-hippocampal pathways coordinates firing in hippocampal networks. J Neurosci 35 8394 PMID: 26041909

Falgairolle and O'Donovan (2015) Pharmacological Investigation of Fluoro-Gold Entry into Spinal Neurons. Eur J Neurosci 10 e0131430 PMID: 26102354

Pujala and Koyama (2019) Chronology-based architecture of descending circuits that underlie the development of locomotor repertoire after birth. Elife 8 PMID: 30801247

Stouffer et al (2015) Ins enhances striatal DA release by activating cholinergic interneurons and thereby signals reward. Nat Commun 6 8543 PMID: 26503322

Sternfeld et al (2017) Speed and segmentation control mechanisms characterized in rhythmically-active circuits created from spinal neurons produced from genetically-tagged embryonic stem cells. Elife 6 PMID: 28195039

Morris et al (2018) Developmental nicotine exposure affects larval brain size and the adult dopaminergic system of Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Dev Biol 18 13 PMID: 29898654

Takahashi et al (2018) The Coordinated Activities of nAChR and Wnt Signaling Regulate Intestinal Stem Cell Function in Mice. Int J Mol Sci 19 PMID: 29510587

Kam et al (2016) Interictal spikes during sleep are an early defect in the Tg2576 mouse model of β-amyloid neuropathology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 6 20119 PMID: 26818394

Higley et al (2011) Cholinergic interneurons mediate fast VGluT3-dependent glutamatergic transmission in the striatum. PLoS One 6 e19155 PMID: 21544206

Zhang et al (2011) Desensitization of alpha7 nicotinic receptor is governed by coupling strength relative to gate tightness. J Biol Chem 286 25331 PMID: 21610071

Shin et al (2015) Muscarinic regulation of DA and glutamate transmission in the nucleus accumbens. J Neurophysiol 112 8124 PMID: 26080439

Leão et al (2015) Interconnection and synchronization of neuronal populations in the mouse medial septum/diagonal band of Broca. J Neurosci 113 971 PMID: 25392162

Liu et al (2015) Muscarinic receptors modulate dendrodendritic inhibitory synapses to sculpt glomerular output. Front Cell Neurosci 35 5680 PMID: 25855181

Elgueta et al (2015) Acetylcholine induces GABA release onto rod bipolar cells through heteromeric nicotinic receptors expressed in A17 amacrine cells. PLoS One 9 6 PMID: 25709566

Bryant et al (2015) Cholinergic control of γ power in the midbrain spatial attention network. Elife 35 761 PMID: 25589769

Saunders et al (2015) Corelease of acetylcholine and GABA from cholinergic forebrain neurons. Sci Rep 4 PMID: 25723967

Costello et al (2014) Comparison of the reinforcing properties of nicotine and cigarette smoke extract in rats. Neuropsychopharmacology 39 1843 PMID: 24513971

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