6-Hydroxydopamine hydrobromide

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Catalog Number:2547
Alternate Names:6-OHDA
Chemical Name:5-(2-Aminoethyl)-1,2,4-benzenetriol hydrobromide
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Citations (8)
Biological Activity
Selective catecholaminergic neurotoxin. Depletes brain catecholamine levels via uptake and accumulation by a transport mechanism specific to these neurons. Causes almost complete destruction of nigral dopaminergic neurons and their striatal terminals when injected into the substantia nigra of rats, producing an animal model of Parkinson's disease.
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
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  1. Assessment of the Protection of Dopaminergic Neurons by an α7 Nicotinic Receptor Agonist, PHA 543613 Using [(18)F]LBT-999 in a Parkinson's Disease Rat Model.
    Authors: Sérriàre Et al.
    PLoS One  2015;2:61
  2. Mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress, and neurodegeneration elicited by a bacterial metabolite in a C. elegans Parkinson's model.
    Authors: Ray Et al.
    Cell Death Dis  2014;5:e984
  3. Derivation and expansion using only small molecules of human neural progenitors for neurodegenerative disease modeling.
    Authors: Reinhardt Et al.
    Neural Plast  2013;8:e59252
  4. ER stress inhibits neuronal death by promoting autophagy.
    Authors: Fouillet Et al.
    Front Med (Lausanne)  2012;8:915
  5. Use of PC12 cells and rat superior cervical ganglion sympathetic neurons as models for neuroprotective assays relevant to Parkinson's disease.
    Authors: Grau and Greene
    Methods Mol Biol  2012;846:201
  6. Suppression of bladder overactivity by adenosine A2A receptor antagonist in a rat model of Parkinson disease.
    Authors: Kitta Et al.
    J Urol  2012;187:1890
  7. Rapamycin protects against neuron death in in vitro and in vivo models of Parkinson's disease.
    Authors: Malagelada Et al.
    J Neurosci  2010;30:1166
  8. RTP801 is induced in Parkinson's disease and mediates neuron death by inhibiting Akt phosphorylation/activation.
    Authors: Malagelada Et al.
    J Neurosci  2008;28:14363


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