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More active enantiomer of (±)-U-50488.
|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.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 405.79. 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||2.46 mL||12.32 mL||24.64 mL|
|5 mM||0.49 mL||2.46 mL||4.93 mL|
|10 mM||0.25 mL||1.23 mL||2.46 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.25 mL||0.49 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
De Costa et al (1987) Synthesis and absolute configuration of optically pure enantiomers of a κ-opioid receptor selective antagonist. FEBS Lett. 223 335 PMID: 2822490
Morrone et al (1993) Withdrawal contractures of guinea-pig isolated ileum after acute activation of κ opioid receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 109 48 PMID: 8388301
Reddy and Bhargava (1993) Effect of chronic administration of U-50,488H, a kappa opioid receptor agonist on central DA (D2) receptors of the rat. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 235 23 PMID: 8390939
Zhu et al (1998) Agonist-induced desensitization and down-regulation of the human kappa opioid receptor expressed in chinese hamster ovary cells. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 285 28 PMID: 9535991
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Pirino et al (2020) Kappa-opioid receptor-dependent changes in dopamine and anxiety-like or approach-avoidance behavior occur differentially across the nucleus accumbens shell rostro-caudal axis Neuropharmacology 181 PMID: 33011200
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Agonist-induced ERK phosphorylation in CHO cells.
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