Inhibitor of the neuronal K-Cl cotransporter, KCC2 (IC50 = 560 nM for K+ uptake assay in KCC2-overexpressing cells). Exhibits selectivity over the Na-K-2Cl cotransporter, NKCCl. Also inhibits hERG and L-type Ca2+ channels.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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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 342.43. 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||2.92 mL||14.6 mL||29.2 mL|
|5 mM||0.58 mL||2.92 mL||5.84 mL|
|10 mM||0.29 mL||1.46 mL||2.92 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.29 mL||0.58 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Delpire et al (2009) Small-molecule screen identifies inhibitors of the neuronal K-Cl cotransporter KCC2. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 106 5383 PMID: 19279215
Delpire et al (2012) Further optimization of the K-Cl cotransporter KCC2 antagonist ML077: development of a highly selective and more potent in vitro probe. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 22 4532 PMID: 22727639
Deisz et al (2014) Effects of VU0240551, a novel KCC2 antagonist, and DIDS on chloride homeostasis of neocortical neurons from rats and humans. Neuroscience 277 831 PMID: 25086309
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5 Citations for VU 0240551
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for VU 0240551 include:
Gagnon et al (2013) Chloride extrusion enhancers as novel therapeutics for neurological diseases. Nat Med 19 1524 PMID: 24097188
Doyon et al (2011) Efficacy of synaptic inhibition depends on multiple, dynamically interacting mechanisms implicated in chloride homeostasis. Purinergic Signal 7 e1002149 PMID: 21931544
Haam et al (2012) GABA is excitatory in adult vasopressinergic neuroendocrine cells. J Neurosci 32 572 PMID: 22238092
Ferando et al (2016) Diminished KCC2 confounds synapse specificity of LTP during senescence. Nat Neurosci 19 1197 PMID: 27500406
Lavertu et al (2014) Enhancing K-Cl co-transport restores normal spinothalamic sensory coding in a neuropathic pain model. Brain 137 724 PMID: 24369380
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