Pramipexole dihydrochloride

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Description: Selective D3 agonist
Chemical Name: (S)-2-Amino-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-6-(propylamino)benzothiazole dihydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (3)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Pramipexole dihydrochloride

Pramipexole dihydrochloride is a dopamine receptor agonist exhibiting selectivity for the D3 receptor (Ki values are 0.5, 3.3, 3.9 and 3.9 nM for D3, D2S, D2L and D4 receptors respectively). Exhibits negligible affinity for D1 and D5 receptors. Displays activity in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

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Technical Data for Pramipexole dihydrochloride

M. Wt 284.25
Formula C10H17N3S.2HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 104632-25-9
PubChem ID 119569
Smiles NC(S2)=NC1=C2C[C@@H](NCCC)CC1.Cl.Cl

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Solubility Data for Pramipexole dihydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 28.43 100
DMSO 28.43 100

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 284.25. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.52 mL 17.59 mL 35.18 mL
5 mM 0.7 mL 3.52 mL 7.04 mL
10 mM 0.35 mL 1.76 mL 3.52 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.35 mL 0.7 mL

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References for Pramipexole dihydrochloride

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

Mierau et al (1995) Pramipexole binding and activation of cloned and expressed DA D2, D3 and D4 receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 290 29 PMID: 7664822

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3 Citations for Pramipexole dihydrochloride

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Pramipexole dihydrochloride include:

Bonito-Oliva et al (2014) A mouse model of non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease: focus on pharmacological interventions targeting affective dysfunctions. Front Behav Neurosci 8 290 PMID: 25221486

Wang et al (2015) A pivotal role of FOS-mediated BECN1/Beclin 1 upregulation in DA D2 and D3 receptor agonist-induced autophagy activation. J Exp Bot 11 2057 PMID: 26649942

Fen et al (2023) Pramipexole inhibits astrocytic NLRP3 inflammasome activation via Drd3-dependent autophagy in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease. Acta Pharmacol Sin 44 32-43 PMID: 35896696

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Literature in this Area

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Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Phillip Strange and revised by Kim Neve in 2013, this review summarizes the history of the dopamine receptors and provides an overview of individual receptor subtype properties, their distribution and identifies ligands which act at each receptor subtype. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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Addiction Poster

The key feature of drug addiction is the inability to stop using a drug despite clear evidence of harm. This poster describes the brain circuits associated with addiction, and provides an overview of the main classes of addictive drugs and the neurotransmitter systems that they target.

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Parkinson's disease (PD) causes chronic disability and is the second most common neurodegenerative condition. This poster outlines the neurobiology of the disease, as well as highlighting current therapeutic treatments for symptomatic PD, and emerging therapeutic strategies to delay PD onset and progression.