Ruthenium-bisbipyridine-caged nicotine, excitable by irradiation with visible light. Undergoes rapid photolysis to release nicotine (< 20 ns); exhibits a high quantum yield. Induces action potential propagation in Retzius neurons of leech ganglia with no detectable toxicity at a concentration of 1 mM.
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|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||1.24 mL||6.18 mL||12.36 mL|
|5 mM||0.25 mL||1.24 mL||2.47 mL|
|10 mM||0.12 mL||0.62 mL||1.24 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.12 mL||0.25 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Filevich et al (2010) A caged nicotine with nanosecond range kinetics and visible light sensitivity. J.Inorg.Biochem. 104 1248 PMID: 20825994
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