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NBQX disodium salt is a selective and competitive AMPA and kainate receptor antagonist (IC50 = 0.15 μM and 4.8 μM, respectively). NBQX blocks the antidepressant effects of 8-Hydroxy-DPAT hydrobromide (Cat. No. 0529), decreases mTOR and BDNF levels. NBQX is neuroprotective, anticonvulsant, antinociceptive and active in vivo.
NBQX disodium salt is a more water-soluble form of NBQX (Cat. No. 0373).
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|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 380.24. 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||2.63 mL||13.15 mL||26.3 mL|
|5 mM||0.53 mL||2.63 mL||5.26 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.31 mL||2.63 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.53 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
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Yoon et al (2005) Antinociceptive interactions between intrathecal gabapentin and MK801 or NBQX in rat formalin test J.Korean Med.Sci. 20 307 PMID: 15832006
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I infused the NBQX disodium salt (22 mM) into mouse brain to block AMPA receptors in the striatum. This was done by using an internal infusion cannula. The disodium salt is the best choice for this kind of experiment because it is soluble in aqueous solutions such as NaCl 0.9%. NBQX is more specific and potent than DNQX.
Always make fresh solutions
Used in extracellular bath solution during electrophysiology of hippocampal neuron culture to block glutamatergic AMPA receptors to isolate NMDA receptor currents.
Aliquot properly in dMSO
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