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Description: PDE4 inhibitor
Chemical Name: 4-(3-(Cyclopentyloxy)-4-methoxyphenyl)pyrrolidin-2-one
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (20)

Biological Activity for Rolipram

Rolipram is a selective inhibitor of cAMP phosphodiesterase (PDE4) (IC50 = 2.0 μM). Discriminates between two conformational states of PDE4 isoenzymes.

R-enantiomer also available.

Compound Libraries for Rolipram

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Technical Data for Rolipram

M. Wt 275.35
Formula C16H21NO3
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 61413-54-5
PubChem ID 5092

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Solubility Data for Rolipram

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 20.65 75
ethanol 20.65 75

Preparing Stock Solutions for Rolipram

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.75 mM 4.84 mL 24.21 mL 48.42 mL
3.75 mM 0.97 mL 4.84 mL 9.68 mL
7.5 mM 0.48 mL 2.42 mL 4.84 mL
37.5 mM 0.1 mL 0.48 mL 0.97 mL

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Product Datasheets for Rolipram

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References for Rolipram

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

Kato et al (1995) Rolipram, a cyclic AMP-selective phosphodiesterase inhibitor, reduces neuronal damage following cerebral ischemia in the gerbil. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 272 107 PMID: 7713141

O'Donnell (1993) Antidepressant-like effects of rolipram and other inhibitors of cyclic adenosine monophosphate phosphodiesterase on behaviour maintained by differential reinforcement of low response rate. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 264 1168 PMID: 8383740

Teixeira et al (1997) Phosphodiesterase (PDE)4 inhibitors: anti-inflammatory drugs of the future? Trends Pharmacol.Sci. 18 164 PMID: 9184477

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20 Citations for Rolipram

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

Orru et al (2013) Psychostimulant pharmacological profile of paraxanthine, the main metabolite of caffeine in humans. Neuropharmacology 67 476 PMID: 23261866

Lundegaard et al (2015) MEK Inhibitors Reverse cAMP-Mediated Anxiety in Zebrafish. Chem Biol 22 1335 PMID: 26388333

Franchini et al (2019) Linking NMDA Receptor Synaptic Retention to Synaptic Plasticity and Cognition. iScience 19 927 PMID: 31518901

Parnell et al (2015) Phosphorylation of ezrin on Thr567 is required for the synergistic activation of cell spreading by EPAC1 and protein kinase A in HEK293T cells. Eneuro 1853 1749 PMID: 25913012

Polito et al (2015) Selective Effects of PDE10A Inhibitors on Striatopallidal Neurons Require Phosphatase Inhibition by DARPP-32(1,2,3). J Neurosci 2 PMID: 26465004

Zhu et al (2015) Different patterns of electrical activity lead to long-term potentiation by activating different intracellular pathways. J Neurosci 35 621 PMID: 25589756

Choi et al (2015) PDE-4 inhibition rescues aberrant synaptic plasticity in Drosophila and mouse models of fragile X syndrome. Pharmacol Res Perspect 35 396 PMID: 25568131

Pecha et al (2015) β 1 Adrenoceptor antagonistic effects of the supposedly selective β 2 adrenoceptor antagonist ICI 118,551 on the positive inotropic effect of adrenaline in murine hearts. PLoS One 3 e00168 PMID: 26516580

Merino et al (2015) Glucagon Increases Beating Rate but Not Contractility in Rat Right Atrium. Comparison with isoprote. PLoS One 10 e0132884 PMID: 26222156

Ørstavik et al (2015) The inotropic effect of the active metabolite of levosimendan, OR-1896, is mediated through inhibition of PDE3 in rat ventricular myocardium. J Biol Chem 10 e0115547 PMID: 25738589

Townsend and Emala (2013) Quercetin acutely relaxes airway smooth muscle and potentiates β-agonist-induced relaxation via dual phosphodiesterase inhibition of PLCβ and PDE4. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 305 L396 PMID: 23873842

Adderley et al (2012) Phosphodiesterases Regulate BAY 41-2272-Induced VASP Phosphorylation in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. Front Pharmacol 3 10 PMID: 22347188

Zhong et al (2012) Phosphodiesterase 4 inhibition impairs cocaine-induced inhibitory synaptic plasticity and conditioned place preference. Neuropsychopharmacology 37 2377 PMID: 22713909

Ikezu et al (2018) Tau Phosphorylation is Impacted by Rare AKAP9 Mutations Associated with Alzheimer Disease in African Americans. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol 13 254 PMID: 29516269

Russo et al (2018) Leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 controls protein kinase A activation state through phosphodiesterase 4. J Neuroinflammation 15 297 PMID: 30368241

Morales-Garcia et al (2011) Phosphodiesterase 7 inhibition preserves DArgic neurons in cellular and rodent models of Parkinson disease. PLoS One 6 e17240 PMID: 21390306

Schapitz et al (2010) Neuroligin 1 is dynamically exchanged at postsynaptic sites. Biochim Biophys Acta 30 12733 PMID: 20861378

Adderley et al (2011) Inhibition of ATP release from erythrocytes: a role for EPACs and PKC. Microcirculation 18 128 PMID: 21166931

Haynes (2000) A(2A) adenosine receptor mediated potassium channel activation in rat epididymal smooth muscle. Br J Pharmacol 130 685 PMID: 10821799

Hosoi et al (2002) Identification of a novel human eicosanoid receptor coupled to G(i/o). J Pharmacol Exp Ther 277 31459 PMID: 12065583

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