Discontinued Product

PIT (Cat. No. 1682) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: P2Y ligand; displays mixed antagonism/potentiation
Alternative Names: 2,2'-Pyridylisatogen tosylate
Chemical Name: 2-(2-Pyridinyl)-(3H)-indol-3-one-1-oxide 4-methylbenzenesulfonate
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for PIT

PIT is a purinergic P2Y receptor ligand. Displays irreversible antagonism at P2Y receptors in some smooth muscles but potentiates responses to ATP in other systems (chick brain recombinant P2Y1 receptor and sympathetic/purinergic nerve stimulation).

Technical Data for PIT

M. Wt 396.42
Formula C13H8N2O2.C7H8O3S
Storage Desiccate at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 56583-49-4
PubChem ID 124333
Smiles CC1=CC=C(C=C1)S(O)(=O)=O.[O-][N+]1=C(C(=O)C2=CC=CC=C12)C1=CC=CC=N1

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.

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References for PIT

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

King et al (1996) Potentiation by 2,2'-pyridylisatogen tosylate of ATP-responses at a recombinant P2Y1 purinoceptor. Br.J.Pharmacol. 117 1111 PMID: 8882604

Ren and Burnstock (1997) Prominent sympathetic purinergic vasoconstriction in the rabbit splenic artery: potentiation by 2.2'-pyridylisatogen tosylate. Br.J.Pharmacol. 120 530 PMID: 9031760

Spedding et al (1975) Antagonism of adenosine 5'-triphosphate-induced relaxation by 2-2'-pyridylisatogen in the taenia of guinea-pig caecum. Br.J.Pharmacol. 53 575 PMID: 1148500

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P2X and P2Y Receptors Scientific Review

P2X and P2Y Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Kenneth Jacobson, this review provides an overview of the different subtypes and structures of the P2 receptor families, as well as the pharmacological probes used to study them; compounds available from Tocris are listed.