Catalog Number: 2315
Chemical Name: 4-(1H-Imidazol-4-ylmethyl)pyridine dihydrobromide
Biological Activity
Potent and highly selective histamine H3 receptor agonist (pEC50 = 9.74) that displays 300-fold selectivity over the H4 receptor (pKi values are 9.07 and 6.61 respectively). Does not bind to H1 or H2 receptors at concentrations up to 10 μM.�.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water
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    Desiccate at RT
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Background References
  1. Identification of 4-(1H-imidazol-4(5)-ylmethyl)pyridine (immethridine) as a novel, potent, and highly selective histamine H3 receptor agonist.
    Kitbunnadaj et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 2004;47:2414
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