Catalog Number: 1104
Chemical Name: 1-[2-Chloro-6-[[(3-iodophenyl)methyl]amino]-9H-purin-9-yl]-1-deoxy-N-methyl-β-D-ribofuranuronamide
Biological Activity
High affinity and extremely selective A3 adenosine receptor agonist (Ki = 0.33 nM). Displays 2500- and 1400-fold selectivity over A1 and A2A receptors respectively. Exhibits high selectivity over the Na+-independent adenosine transporter.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
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  • Storage:
    Desiccate at +4°C
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Additional Information
Licensing Caveats:
Sold with the permission of the NIH, US Patent 08/091,109
Background References
  1. Adenosine A3 receptors: novel ligands and paradoxical effects.
    TiPS, 1998;19:184
  2. 2-Substitution of N6-benzyladenosine-5'-uronamides enhances selectivity for A3 adenosine receptors.
    Kim et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 1994;37:3614
  3. Hemodynamic effects of histamine release elicited by the selective adenosine A3 receptor agonist 2-Cl-IB-MECA in conscious rats.
    Schaick et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1996;308:311

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 2-Cl-IB-MECA include:

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  1. Basal adenosine modulates the functional properties of AMPA receptors in mouse hippocampal neurons through the activation of A1R A2AR and A3R.
    Authors: Angelantonio Et al.
    Sci Rep
  2. An adenosine A3 receptor agonist inhibits DSS-induced colitis in mice through modulation of the NF-κB signaling pathway.
    Authors: Ren Et al.
    J Neurosci
  3. Adenosine limits the therapeutic effectiveness of anti-CTLA4 mAb in a mouse melanoma model.
    Authors: Iannone Et al.
    EMBO Rep
  4. Pulsed electromagnetic fields increased the anti-inflammatory effect of A2A and A3 adenosine receptors in human T/C-28a2 chondrocytes and hFOB 1.19 osteoblasts.
    Authors: Vincenzi Et al.
    PLoS One
  5. Adenosine-A3 receptors in neutrophil microdomains promote the formation of bacteria-tethering cytonemes.
    Authors: Corriden Et al.
    Biochim Biophys Acta
  6. Imiquimod suppresses propagation of herpes simplex virus 1 by upregulation of cystatin A via the adenosine receptor A1 pathway.
    Authors: Kan Et al.
    J Virol
  7. Adoptive immunotherapy with Cl-IB-MECA-treated CD8+ T cells reduces melanoma growth in mice.
    Authors: Montinaro Et al.
    PLoS One
  8. CXCL16 orchestrates adenosine A3 receptor and MCP-1/CCL2 activity to protect neurons from excitotoxic cell death in the CNS.
    Authors: Rosito Et al.
  9. NK1.1 cells and CD8 T cells mediate the antitumor activity of Cl-IB-MECA in a mouse melanoma model.
    Authors: Morello Et al.
    Am J Cancer Res
  10. Inhibition of erythroblast growth and fetal hemoglobin production by ribofuranose-substituted adenosine derivatives.
    Authors: Bhanu Et al.
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther
  11. Characterization of ERK1/2 signalling pathways induced by adenosine receptor subtypes in newborn rat cardiomyocytes.
    Authors: Germack and Dickenson
    Br J Pharmacol
  12. Alteration of the purinergic modulation of enteric neurotransmission in the mouse ileum during chronic intestinal inflammation.
    Authors: Man Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol
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