Cat. No. 0939 Datasheet / COA / SDS

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Cat.No. 0939 - Propofol | C12H18O | CAS No. 2078-54-8
Chemical Name: 2,6-Diisopropylphenol

Biological Activity

Intravenous general anesthetic and hypnotic with a mode of action which includes potentiation of GABA-mediated inhibitory synaptic transmission, direct activation of the GABAA receptor and inhibition of glutamate receptor mediated excitatory synaptic transmission. Also potentiates P2X4 receptor-mediated currents in P2X4-HEK293 cells.

Technical Data

M. Wt 178.27
Formula C12H18O
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 2078-54-8
Smiles OC1=C(C(C)C)C=CC=C1C(C)C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Nadeson and Goodchild (1997) Antinociceptive properties of propofol: involvement of spinal cord γ-aminobutyric acidA receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 282 1181 PMID: 9316824

Orser et al (1995) Inhibition by propofol (2,6-di-isopropylphenol) of the N-methyl-D-aspartate subtype of glutamate receptor in cultured hippocampal neurones. Br.J.Pharmacol. 116 1761 PMID: 8528557

Takahashi et al (1994) The effects of propofol and enflurane on single calcium channel currents of guinea-pig isolated ventricular myocytes. Br.J.Pharmacol. 111 1147 PMID: 8032601

Tomioka et al (2000) Propofol potentiates ATP-activated currents of recombinant P2X4 receptor channels expressed in human embryonic kidney 293 cells. Neurosci.Lett. 284 167 PMID: 10773425

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