GABAA receptor inverse agonist selective for the α5-subtype (EC50 = 3 nM). Exhibits affinity at benzodiazepine binding site of recombinant human GABAA receptors (Ki values are 0.77 nM, 0.83 nM, 0.85 nM and 1.4 nM for α3-, α1-, α2-, and α5-containing respectively). Increases long-term potentiation (LTP) in mouse hippocampal slices. Exhibits no anxiogenic or proconvulsant activity.
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|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.71 mL||13.57 mL||27.15 mL|
|5 mM||0.54 mL||2.71 mL||5.43 mL|
|10 mM||0.27 mL||1.36 mL||2.71 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.27 mL||0.54 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Chambers et al (2004) An orally bioavailable, functionally selective inverse agonist at the benzodiazepine site of GABAA α5 receptors with cognition enhancing properties. J.Med.Chem. 47 5829 PMID: 15537339
Atack et al (2009) In vitro and in vivo properties of 3-tert-butyl-7-(5-methylisoxazol-3-yl)-2-(1-methyl-1H-1,2,4-triazol-5-ylmethoxy)-pyrazolo[1,5-d]-[1,2,4]triazine (MRK-016), a GABAA receptor α5 subtype-selective inverse agonist. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 331 470 PMID: 19704033
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