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Biological Activity for RuBi-GABA
RuBi-GABA is a ruthenium-bipyridine-triphenylphosphine caged GABA (Cat. No. 0344) that is excited by visible wavelengths. Provides greater tissue penetration, less phototoxicity, faster photorelease kinetics and better spatial resolution than UV light-sensitive caged compounds. Produces GABA receptor-mediated currents in pyramidal neurons in vitro and displays no effect on endogenous GABAergic or glutamatergic transmission at concentrations effective for uncaging.
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Technical Data for RuBi-GABA
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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 for RuBi-GABA
Please refer to these solubility guidelines for RuBi-GABA (Cat. No. 3400).
References for RuBi-GABA
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Zayat et al (2003) A new strategy for neurochemical photodelivery: Metal-ligand heterolytic cleavage. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 125 882 PMID: 12537482
Rial Verde et al (2008) Photorelease of GABA with visible light using an inorganic caging group. Front.Neural Circuits 2 2 PMID: 18946542
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1 Citation for RuBi-GABA
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for RuBi-GABA include:
Amatrudo et al (2015) Caged compounds for multichromic optical interrogation of neural systems. Int J Oncol 41 42491 PMID: 25471355
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GABA Receptors Scientific Review
Written by Ian Martin, Norman Bowery and Susan Dunn, this review provides a history of the GABA receptor, as well as discussing the structure and function of the various subtypes and the clinical potential of receptor modulators; compounds available from Tocris are listed.
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.