Catalog Number: 2937
Chemical Name: 5-(2-Ethyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-indene-2-yl)-1H-imidazole hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Selective α2-adrenergic receptor antagonist (Ki values are 1.1, 1.0, 0.89, 1300 and 6500 nM for α2A, α2B, α2C, α1A and α1B receptors respectively). Brain penetrant.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
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  • Storage:
    Desiccate at RT
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Background References
  1. Highly selective and specific antagonism of central and peripheral alpha 2-adrenoceptors by atipamezole.
    Virtanen et al.
    Arch.Int.Pharmacodyn.Ther., 1989;297:190
  2. An α2-adrenergic antagonist, atipamezole, facilitates behavioral recovery after focal cerebral ischemia in rats.
    Puurunen et al.
    Neuropharmacology, 2001;40:597
  3. α2A adrenergic receptor activation inhibits epileptiform activity in the rat hippocampal CA3 region.
    Jurgens et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 2007;71:1572

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Atipamezole hydrochloride include:

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  1. Endogenous analgesic action of the pontospinal noradrenergic system spatially restricts and temporally delays the progression of neuropathic pain following tibial nerve injury.
    Authors: Hughes Et al.
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