Catalog Number: 0513
Chemical Name: 1-(2-Diphenylmethoxyethyl)-4-(3-phenyl-2-propenyl)-piperazine dihydrochloride
Biological Activity
A very potent and selective inhibitor of dopamine uptake (IC50 for inhibition of [3H]-dopamine uptake in rat striatal synaptosomes is 1.8 nM).
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 10 mM in water with gentle warming
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    Desiccate at -20°C
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Background References
  1. GBR 12783, a potent and selective inhibitor of dopamine uptake: biochemical studies in vivo and ex vivo.
    Bonnet and Constentin
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1986;121:199
  2. Cloning, pharmacological characterization and chromosome assignment of the human dopamine transporter.
    Giros et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 1992;42:383
  3. Evidence for the sequential formation of two complexes between an uptake inhibitor, GBR 12783 [1-[2-(diphenylmethoxy)ethyl]-4-(3-phenyl-2-propenyl)piperazine], and the neuronal transporter of dopamine.
    Do-Rego et al.
    J.Neurochem., 1999;72:396
  4. In vivo labelling of the neuronal dopamine uptake complex in the mouse striatum by [3H]GBR 12783.
    Vaugeois et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1992;210:77

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  2. A novel mechanism of cocaine to enhance dopamine d2-like receptor mediated neurochemical and behavioral effects. An in vivo and in vitro study.
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