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Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt
Biological Activity for Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt
Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt is a highly potent neurosteroid with multiple actions. Enhances intracellular Ca2+ upon NMDA receptor-mediated synaptic activity (EC50 ~ 2 pM) and potentiates NMDA responses. Inhibitor at GABAA receptors (IC50 values are 0.4 to >300 μM, depending on specific subunit conformation). Activates CREB phosphorylation, augments LTP and cognitive behavior in rat memory models. Also activates TRPM3 channels.
Technical Data for Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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Solubility Data for Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 418.52. 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|
|0.5 mM||4.78 mL||23.89 mL||47.79 mL|
|2.5 mM||0.96 mL||4.78 mL||9.56 mL|
|5 mM||0.48 mL||2.39 mL||4.78 mL|
|25 mM||0.1 mL||0.48 mL||0.96 mL|
Product Datasheets for Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt
References for Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Li et al (2007) Neuroactive steroids and human recombinant rho1 GABAC receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 323 236 PMID: 17636008
Majeed et al (2010) Cis-isomerism and other chemical requirements of steroidal agonists and partial agonists acting at TRPM3 channels. Br.J.Pharmacol. 161 430 PMID: 20735426
Smith et al (2014) A role for picomolar concentrations of pregnenolone sulfate in synaptic activity-dependent Ca2+ signaling and CREB activation. Mol.Pharmacol. 86 390 PMID: 25057049
Seljeset et al (2018) Probing GABAA receptors with inhibitory neurosteroids. Neuropharmacology 136 23 PMID: 29447845
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1 Citation for Pregnenolone sulfate sodium salt
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Luoma et al (2011) Progesterone inhibition of voltage-gated calcium channels is a potential neuroprotective mechanism against excitotoxicity. Steroids 76 845 PMID: 21371490
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