Catalog Number: 1001
Alternate Names: 3-[[4-(Chlorophenyl)piperazin-1-yl]methyl-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-b]pyridine diiodide
Chemical Name: 4,5,6,7-Tetrachloro-1,3-dihydro-2-methyl-2-[2-trimethylammonium)ethyl]-2H-isoindolium diiodide
Biological Activity
An exceptionally long lasting nicotinic antagonist (IC50 ~ 1.6 mM); blockade of central nicotinic responses induced by chlorisondamine can persist for several weeks.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 10 mM in water
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    Desiccate at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Blockade of nicotinic receptor-mediated release of dopamine from striatal synaptosomes by chlorisondamine and other nicotinic antagonists administered in vitro.
    El-Bizri and Clarke
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1994;111:406
  2. Regulation of nicotinic receptors in rat brain following quasi-irreversible nicotinic blockade by chlorisondamine and chronic treatment with nicotine.
    El-Bizri and Clarke
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1994;113:917
  3. The pharmacology of the nicotinic antagonist, chlorisondamine investigated in rat brain and autonomic ganglion.
    Clarke et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1994;111:397

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  3. Nutritional stimulation of cholecystokinin receptors inhibits inflammation via the vagus nerve.
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    Clin Sci (Lond) 2005;202:1023

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