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Biological Activity for (-)-Cytisine
(-)-Cytisine is a potent, selective agonist at neuronal nicotinic receptors. Acts as a partial agonist at β2-containing nicotinic receptors.
Technical Data for (-)-Cytisine
|Storage||Desiccate 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 (-)-Cytisine
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for (-)-Cytisine
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 190.24. 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||5.26 mL||26.28 mL||52.57 mL|
|5 mM||1.05 mL||5.26 mL||10.51 mL|
|10 mM||0.53 mL||2.63 mL||5.26 mL|
|50 mM||0.11 mL||0.53 mL||1.05 mL|
References for (-)-Cytisine
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
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
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (-)-Cytisine include:
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
Li et al (2010) Cytisine induces autonomic cardiovascular responses via activations of different nicotinic receptors. Auton Neurosci 154 14 PMID: 19887306
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