Chemical Name: 11-[[2-[(Diethylamino)methyl]-1-piperidinyl]acetyl]-5,11-dihydro-6H-pyrido[2,3-b][1,4]benzodiazepin-6-one
Biological ActivityAF-DX 116 is a selective M2 muscarinic receptor antagonist. Ki values are 64, 417, 786, 211 and 5130 nM for human recombinant M2, M1, M3, M4 and M5 muscarinic receptors, respectively.
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Identification of the primary muscarinic autoreceptor subtype in rat striatum as M2 through a correlation of in vivo microdialysis and in vitro receptor binding data.
Billard et al.
Muscarinic receptor subtypes and smooth muscle function.
Eglen et al.
Binding profile of a novel cardioselective muscarinic receptor antagonist, AF-DX 116, to membranes of peripheral tissues and brain in the rat.
Hammer et al.
Life Sci., 1986;38:1653
Muscarinic receptor subtypes in human bladder detrusor and mucosa, studied by radioligand binding and quantitative competitive RT-PCR: changes in ageing.
Mansfield et al.
Citations for AF-DX 116
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Olfactory Bulb Muscarinic Acetylcholine Type 1 Receptors Are Required for Acquisition of Olfactory Fear Learning.
Authors: Ross Et al.
Front Behav Neurosci 2019;13:164
Ion Fluxes through KCa2 (SK) and Cav1 (L-type) Channels Contribute to Chronoselectivity of Adenosine A1 Receptor-Mediated Actions in Spontaneously Beating Rat Atria.
Authors: Bragança Et al.
Front Pharmacol 2016;7:45
Acetylcholine release in mouse hippocampal CA1 preferentially activates inhibitory-selective interneurons via α4β2* nicotinic receptor activation.
Authors: Bell Et al.
J Neurosci 2015;9:115
M2 Muscarinic acetylcholine receptor modulates rat airway smooth muscle cell proliferation.
Authors: Placeres-Uray Et al.
World Allergy Organ J 2014;6:22
Distinct muscarinic acetylcholine receptor subtypes mediate pre- and postsynaptic effects in rat neocortex.
Authors: Gigout Et al.
BMC Neurosci 2012;13:42
M3 muscarinic receptors mediate positive inotropic responses in mouse atria: a study with muscarinic receptor knockout mice.
Authors: Kitazawa Et al.
Front Cell Neurosci 2009;330:487
Cholinergic innervation of the guinea-pig isolated vas deferens.
Authors: Solanki Et al.
Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 2007;376:265
Coregulation of natively expressed pertussis toxin-sensitive muscarinic receptors with G-protein-activated potassium channels.
Authors: Clancy Et al.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2007;27:6388
Involvement of nitric oxide in depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition in hippocampal pyramidal cells during activation of cholinergic receptors.
Authors: Makara Et al.
J Neurosci 2007;27:10211
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