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GABAA receptor ligand that binds with comparable affinities to three receptor subtypes: α1β2γ2, α3β2γ2 and α6β2γ2 (Ki values are 7.8, 9.5 and 11.0 nM respectively). Potentiates GABA-induced chloride currents in α6β2γ2 receptors. Sedative/hypnotic compound.
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 352.78. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|0.3 mM||9.45 mL||47.24 mL||94.49 mL|
|1.5 mM||1.89 mL||9.45 mL||18.9 mL|
|3 mM||0.94 mL||4.72 mL||9.45 mL|
|15 mM||0.19 mL||0.94 mL||1.89 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Tang et al (1995) U-90042, a sedative/hypnotic compound that interacts differentially with the GABAA receptor subtypes. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 275 761 PMID: 7473164
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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.
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