Biological stain and redox indicator. Inhibits tau filament formation (IC50 = 1.9 μM). Also inhibits soluble guanylyl cyclase.
|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.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 319.85. 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|
|0.1 mM||31.26 mL||156.32 mL||312.65 mL|
|0.5 mM||6.25 mL||31.26 mL||62.53 mL|
|1 mM||3.13 mL||15.63 mL||31.26 mL|
|5 mM||0.63 mL||3.13 mL||6.25 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Hwang et al (1998) Comparison of two soluble guanylyl cyclase inhibitors, methylene boue and ODQ, on sodium nitroprusside-induced relaxation in guinea-pig trachea. Br.J.Pharmacol. 125 1158 PMID: 9863642
Taniguchi et al (2005) Inhibition of heparin-induced tau filament formation by phenothiazines, polyphenols, and porphyrins. J.Biol.Chem. 280 7614 PMID: 15611092
Wischik et al (1996) Selective inhibition of Alzheimer disease-like tau aggregation by phenothiazines. Neurobiology 93 11213
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