Chemical Name: 1-[2-Chloro-6-[[(3-iodophenyl)methyl]amino]-9H-purin-9-yl]-1-deoxy-N-methyl-β-D-ribofuranuronamide
Biological Activity2-Cl-IB-MECA is a 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.
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2-Substitution of N6-benzyladenosine-5'-uronamides enhances selectivity for A3 adenosine receptors.
Kim et al.
Adenosine A3 receptors: novel ligands and paradoxical effects.
Hemodynamic effects of histamine release elicited by the selective adenosine A3 receptor agonist 2-Cl-IB-MECA in conscious rats.
Schaick et al.
Citations for 2-Cl-IB-MECA
The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 2-Cl-IB-MECA include:
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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 2015;9:409
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 2015;5:9047
Adenosine limits the therapeutic effectiveness of anti-CTLA4 mAb in a mouse melanoma model.
Authors: Iannone Et al.
EMBO Rep 2014;4:172
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 2013;8:e65561
Adenosine-A3 receptors in neutrophil microdomains promote the formation of bacteria-tethering cytonemes.
Authors: Corriden Et al.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2013;14:726
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 2012;86:10338
Adoptive immunotherapy with Cl-IB-MECA-treated CD8+ T cells reduces melanoma growth in mice.
Authors: Montinaro Et al.
PLoS One 2012;7:e45401
CXCL16 orchestrates adenosine A3 receptor and MCP-1/CCL2 activity to protect neurons from excitotoxic cell death in the CNS.
Authors: Rosito Et al.
Season primes the brain in an arctic hibernator to facilitate entrance into torpor mediated by adenosine A(1) receptors.
Authors: Jinka Et al.
J Neurosci 2011;31:10752
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 2011;13:365
Inhibition of erythroblast growth and fetal hemoglobin production by ribofuranose-substituted adenosine derivatives.
Authors: Bhanu Et al.
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2008;1782:504
Characterization of ERK1/2 signalling pathways induced by adenosine receptor subtypes in newborn rat cardiomyocytes.
Authors: Germack and Dickenson
Br J Pharmacol 2004;141:329
Alteration of the purinergic modulation of enteric neurotransmission in the mouse ileum during chronic intestinal inflammation.
Authors: Man Et al.
Br J Pharmacol 2003;139:172
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