Catalog Number: 2211
Chemical Name: 3-Amino-N-[2-(1H-imidazol-4-yl)ethyl]propanamide ditrifluoroacetate
Biological Activity
Highly selective H3 receptor antagonist (Ki values are 0.30, 365 and 3621 μM for H3, H2 and H1 receptors respectively). Acts as a natural antioxidant with hydroxyl radical scavenging and lipid peroxidase activities.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    410.27
  • Formula:
    C8H14N4O.2CF3CO2H
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at RT
  • CAS No:
    56897-53-1
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. L-Carnosine (β-alanyl-L-histidine) and carcinine (β-alanylhistamine) act as natural antioxidants with hydroxyl-radical-scavenging and lipid-peroxidase activities.
    Babizhayev et al.
    Biochem.J., 1994;304:509
  2. Pharmacological effects of carcinine on histaminergic neurons in the brain.
    Chen et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2004;143:573

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