Tetracycline antibiotic. Displays neuroprotective, antiapoptotic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects. Acts as a matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) inhibitor; attenuates disease severity in mouse models of multiple sclerosis. Orally active and brain penetrant. Allows formation of extended pluripotent stem (EPS) cells in combination with CHIR 99021 (Cat.No. 4423), (S)-(+)-Dimethindene maleate (Cat.No. 1425) and human leukemia inhibitory factor.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 493.94. 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|
|1 mM||2.02 mL||10.12 mL||20.25 mL|
|5 mM||0.4 mL||2.02 mL||4.05 mL|
|10 mM||0.2 mL||1.01 mL||2.02 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.2 mL||0.4 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Tikka et al (2001) Minocycline, a tetracycline derivative, is neuroprotective against excitotoxicity by inhibiting activation and proliferation of microglia. J.Neurosci. 21 2580 PMID: 11306611
Brundula et al (2002) Targeting leukocyte MMPs and transmigration: Minocycline as a potential therapy for multiple sclerosis. Brain 125 1297 PMID: 12023318
Padi and Kulkarni (2008) Minocycline prevents the development of neuropathic pain, but not acute pain: possible anti-inflammatory and antioxidant mechanisms. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 601 79 PMID: 18952075
Yang et al (2017) Derivation of pluripotent stem cells with in vivo embryonic and extraembryonic potency. Cell. 169 243 PMID: 28388409
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2 Citations for Minocycline hydrochloride
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Yaeger and Trussell (2015) Single granule cells excite Golgi cells and evoke feedback inhibition in the cochlear nucleus. J Neurosci 35 4741 PMID: 25788690
Song et al (2015) Minocycline does not affect long-term potentiation in the anterior cingulate cortex of normal adult mice. Hum Mol Genet 11 25 PMID: 25933605
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