GABAA receptor antagonist that binds the picrotoxin site and stabilizes the inactive form of the channel via allosteric interaction. Accelerates the decay of GABA-induced Cl- currents with little effect on peak amplitude. Also inhibits 5-HT3A receptors via a similar mechanism.
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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 299.37. 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||3.34 mL||16.7 mL||33.4 mL|
|5 mM||0.67 mL||3.34 mL||6.68 mL|
|10 mM||0.33 mL||1.67 mL||3.34 mL|
|50 mM||0.07 mL||0.33 mL||0.67 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Dillon et al (1993) U-93631 causes rapid decay of γ-aminobutyric acid-induced chloride currents in recombinant rat γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptors. Mol.Pharmacol. 44 860 PMID: 8232235
Dillon et al (1995) [4-Dimethyl-3-t-butylcarboxyl-4,5-dihydro (1,5-a) quinoxaline] is a novel ligand to the picrotoxin site on GABAA receptors, and decreases single-channel open probability. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 272 597 PMID: 7531762
Das et al (2003) The GABAA receptor antagonist picrotoxin inhibits 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3A receptors. Neuropharmacology 44 431 PMID: 12646280
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