Potent TREK-1 channel blocker (IC50 = 71 nM). Enhances dorsal raphe nucleus 5-HT neurotransmission in mice. Induces hippocampal CREB activation and neurogenesis in adult mice. Exhibits antidepressant effects in mouse models of depression. Brain penetrant.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 2012.34. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||0.5 mL||2.48 mL||4.97 mL|
|5 mM||0.1 mL||0.5 mL||0.99 mL|
|10 mM||0.05 mL||0.25 mL||0.5 mL|
|50 mM||0.01 mL||0.05 mL||0.1 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Mazella et al (2010) Spadin, a sortilin-derived peptide, targeting rodent TREK-1 channels: a new concept in the antidepressant drug design. PLoS Biol. 8 e1000355 PMID: 20405001
Borsotto et al (2015) Targeting two-pore domain K(+) channels TREK-1 and TASK-3 for the treatment of depression: a new therapeutic concept. Br.J.Pharmacol. 172 771 PMID: 25263033
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Peripheral sensitization is the reduction in the threshold of excitability of sensory neurons that results in an augmented response to a given external stimulus. This poster outlines the excitatory and inhibitory signaling pathways involved in modulation of peripheral sensitization. The role of ion channels, GPCRs, neurotrophins, and cytokines in sensory neurons are also described.