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RS 79948 hydrochloride
α2-adrenoreceptor antagonist (Kd values are; 0.18, 0.19 and 0.42 nM for α2B α2C and α2A, respectively in rat).
Sold with the permission of Roche Bioscience
|Storage||Store at RT|
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.
|Solubility||Soluble to 25 mM in water|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Clark et al (1989) (8aα,12aα,13aα)-5,8,8a,9,10,11,12,12a,13,13a-Decahydro-3-methoxy-12-(ethylsulphonyl)-6H-isoquino[2,1-g][1,6]-naphthyridine, a potent and highly selective α2-adrenoceptor antagonist. J. Med. Chem. 32 2034 PMID: 2570150
Hume et al (1996) Evaluation in rat of RS-79948-197 as a potential PET ligand for central α2-adrenoceptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 317 67 PMID: 8982721
Uhlen et al (1998) [3H]RS79948-197 binding to rat, guinea pig and pig α2A-, α2B and α2C-adrenoceptors. Comparison with MK912, RX821002, rauwolscine and yohimbine. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 343 93 PMID: 9551719
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Chen et al (2019) Molecular Mechanism for Ligand Recognition and Subtype Selectivity of α2C Adrenergic Receptor. Cell Reports 29 2936
Hirono (2017) Monoaminergic modulation of GABAergic transmission onto cerebellar globular cells. Neuropharmacology 118 79 PMID: 28300552
Zacharia et al (2013) High vascular tone of mouse femoral arteries in vivo is determined by sympathetic nerve activity via α1A- and α1D-adrenoceptor subtypes. PLoS One 8 e65969 PMID: 23776582
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