FFN 102 mesylate

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FFN 102 mesylate | CAS No. 1883548-92-2 | Fluorescent Transporter Probes
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Description: Selective fluorescent substrate of DAT and VMAT2

Chemical Name: 4-(2-Aminoethyl)-6-chloro-7-hydroxy-2H-1-benzopyran-2-one methanesulfonate

Purity: ≥99%

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Biological Activity

FFN 102 mesylate is a pH responsive fluorescent false neurotransmitter (FFN). Selective dopamine transporter (DAT) and VMAT2 substrate. Exhibits no significant binding to a panel of 38 CNS receptors, including dopamine and serotonin receptors. Inhibits dopamine uptake. Excitation maxima are 340 nm at pH 5 and 370 nm at pH 7.5. Emission maximum is 435 nm at both pH 5 and 7.5.

Technical Data

Soluble to 20 mM in water with gentle warming and to 100 mM in DMSO
Desiccate at +4°C

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Licensing Caveats:
Sold with the permission of Columbia University.

Background References

  1. Fluorescent DA tracer resolves individual DArgic synapses and their activity in the brain.
    Rodriguez et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A., 2013;110:870
  2. Visualizing neurotransmitter secretion at individual synapses.
    Sames et al.
    ACS Chem.Neurosci., 2013;4:648
  3. Development of pH-responsive fluorescent false neurotransmitters.
    Lee et al.
    J.Am.Chem.Soc., 2010;132:8828

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