Polyamine which produces a variety of modulatory effects on the NMDA receptor channel, acting through a specific site on the complex which can cause both agonist and antagonist effects.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 100 mM in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 348.19. 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||2.87 mL||14.36 mL||28.72 mL|
|5 mM||0.57 mL||2.87 mL||5.74 mL|
|10 mM||0.29 mL||1.44 mL||2.87 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.29 mL||0.57 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Benveniste and Mayer (1993) Multiple effects of spermine on N-methyl-D-aspartic acid receptor responses of rat cultured hippocampal neurones. J.Physiol. 464 131 PMID: 8229795
Doyle and Shaw (1998) Investigation of the actions and antagonist activity of some polyamine analogues in vivo. Br.J.Pharmacol. 124 386 PMID: 9641557
Johnson (1996) Modulation of channel function by polyamines. TiPS 17 22 PMID: 8789355
Munir et al (1993) Polyamines modulate the neurotoxic effects of NMDA in vivo. Brain Res. 616 163 PMID: 8358608
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Keywords: modulators polyamine site Glutamate NMDA Receptors N-Methyl-D-Aspartate iGlur Ionotropic NMDA Receptors
7 Citations for Spermine tetrahydrochloride
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Spermine tetrahydrochloride include:
McGee et al (2015) Auxiliary Subunit GSG1L Acts to Suppress Calcium-Permeable AMPA Receptor Function. J Neurosci 35 16171 PMID: 26658868
Quintana et al (2015) Acid-sensing ion channel 1a drives AMPA receptor plasticity following ischaemia and acidosis in hippocampal CA1 neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 593 4373 PMID: 26174503
Soto et al (2014) Molecular mechanisms contributing to TARP regulation of channel conductance and polyamine block of calcium-permeable AMPA receptors. J Neurosci 34 11673 PMID: 25164663
Zonouzi et al (2011) Bidirectional plasticity of calcium-permeable AMPA receptors in oligodendrocyte lineage cells. Nat Neurosci 14 1430 PMID: 21983683
Biase et al (2011) NMDA receptor signaling in oligodendrocyte progenitors is not required for oligodendrogenesis and myelination. J Physiol 31 12650 PMID: 21880926
Soto et al (2009) Selective regulation of long-form calcium-permeable AMPA receptors by an atypical TARP, gamma-5. Nat Neurosci 12 277 PMID: 19234459
Campioni et al (2009) Stress-induced changes in nucleus accumbens glutamate synaptic plasticity. J Neurosci 101 3192 PMID: 19357347
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