A potent, selective agonist at neuronal nicotinic receptors. Acts as a partial agonist at β2-containing nicotinic receptors.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 100 mM in water|
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Happe et al (1994) Localization of nicotinic cholinergic receptors in rat brain: autoradiographic studies with [3H]cytisine. Neuroscience 62 929 PMID: 7870314
Papke et al (1994) Partial agonist properties of cytisine on neuronal nicotinic receptors containing the β2 subunit. Mol.Pharmacol. 45 142 PMID: 8302273
Reavill et al (1990) Behavioural and pharmacokinetic studies on nicotine, cytisine and lobeline. Neuropharmacology 29 619 PMID: 2385332
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2 Citations for (-)-Cytisine
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Li et al (2010) Cytisine induces autonomic cardiovascular responses via activations of different nicotinic receptors. Auton Neurosci 154 14 PMID: 19887306
David et al (2010) Biochemical and functional properties of distinct nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the superior cervical ganglion of mice with targeted deletions of nAChR subunit genes. Eur J Neurosci 31 978 PMID: 20377613
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Peripheral sensitization is the reduction in the threshold of excitability of sensory neurons that results in an augmented response to a given external stimulus. This poster outlines the excitatory and inhibitory signaling pathways involved in modulation of peripheral sensitization. The role of ion channels, GPCRs, neurotrophins, and cytokines in sensory neurons are also described.