Catalog Number: 1295
Chemical Name: (Z)-1-[2-Chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)ethenyl]-1H-1,2,4-triazole hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Subtype-selective GABAA receptor modulator. Acts as a positive allosteric modulator of β2 or β3-subunit containing receptors. Also acts as a negative modulator at a novel regulatory site, enhancing GABAA receptor sensitization. Inhibits homomeric ρ1 GABAC receptors.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 5 mM in DMSO with gentle warming and to 5 mM in ethanol with gentle warming
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    Desiccate at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Loreclezole enhances apparent desensitisation of recombinant GABAA receptor currents.
    Donnelly and Macdonald
    Neuropharmacology, 1996;35:1233
  2. Loreclezole inhibition of recombinant α1β1γ2L GABAA receptor single channel currents.
    Fisher et al.
    Neuropharmacology, 2000;39:235
  3. Loreclezole as a simple functional marker for homomeric ρ type GABAC receptors.
    Thomet et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 2000;408:R1
  4. Compounds exhibiting selective efficacy for different β subunits of human recombinant γ-aminobutyric acidA receptors.
    Smith et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2004;311:601

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Loreclezole hydrochloride include:

1 Citations: Showing 1 - 1

  1. Hearing loss prevents the maturation of GABAergic transmission in the auditory cortex.
    Authors: Kotak Et al.
    Mol Med 2008;18:2098

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