Chemical Name: 1-Deoxy-1-[6-[[(3-iodophenyl)methyl]amino]-9H-purin-9-yl]-N-methyl-β-D-ribofuranuronamide
Biological ActivityIB-MECA is a potent and selective A3 adenosine receptor agonist (Ki values are 1.1, 54 and 56 nM for A3, A1 and A2A receptors respectively). Cardioprotective, reduces infarct size upon reperfusion in rats.
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Structure-activity relationships of N6-benzyladenosine-5'-uronamides as A3-selective adenosine agonists.
Gallo-Rodriguez et al.
Adenosine receptors and their ligands.
Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol., 2000;362:382
N6-(3-iodobenzyl)-adenosine-5'-N-methylcarboxamide confers cardioprotection at reperfusion by inhibiting mitochondrial permeability transition pore opening via glycogen synthase kinase 3β.
Park et al.
Citations for IB-MECA
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Adenosine arrests breast cancer cell motility by A3 receptor stimulation.
Authors: Ledderose Et al.
Purinergic Signalling 2016;
Engagement of the GABA to KCC2 signaling pathway contributes to the analgesic effects of A3AR agonists in neuropathic pain.
Authors: Ford Et al.
Adenosine Receptors Differentially Regulate the Expression of Regulators of G-Protein Signalling (RGS) 2, 3 and 4 in Astrocyte-Like Cells.
Authors: Eusemann Et al.
PLoS One 2015;10:e0134934
A3 adenosine receptor agonist prevents the development of PacT.-induced neuropathic pain by modulating spinal glial-restricted redox-dependent signaling pathways.
Authors: Janes Et al.
Characterization by flow cytometry of fluorescent, selective agonist probes of the A(3) adenosine receptor.
Authors: Kozma Et al.
Biochem Pharmacol 2013;85:1171
Adenosine regulates bone metabolism via A1, A2A, and A2B receptors in bone marrow cells from normal humans and patients with multiple myeloma.
Authors: He Et al.
FASEB J 2013;27:3446
Proximal tubule sphingosine kinase-1 has a critical role in A1 adenosine receptor-mediated renal protection from ischemia.
Authors: Park Et al.
Kidney Int 2012;82:878
Fragment screening at adenosine-A(3) receptors in living cells using a fluorescence-based binding assay.
Authors: Stoddart Et al.
Chem Biol 2012;19:1105
Multivalent dendrimeric and monomeric adenosine agonists attenuate cell death in HL-1 mouse cardiomyocytes expressing the A(3) receptor.
Authors: Keene Et al.
Biochem Pharmacol 2010;80:188
Pharmacological characterisation of the adenosine receptor mediating increased ion transport in the mouse isolated trachea and the effect of allergen challenge.
Authors: Kornerup Et al.
Br J Pharmacol 2005;144:1011
Mast cell-mediated stimulation of angiogenesis: cooperative interaction between A2B and A3 adenosine receptors.
Authors: Feoktistov Et al.
J Neurosci 2003;92:485
Adenosine-mediated hypotension in in vivo guinea-pig: receptors involved and role of NO.
Authors: Nieri Et al.
Br J Pharmacol 2001;134:745
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