Catalog Number: 2146
Chemical Name: N,N''-1,4-Butanediylbis[N'-(3-isothiocyanatophenyl)thiourea
Biological Activity
Selective antagonist of P2Y6 nucleotide receptors; IC50 values are 37 and 98 nM at human and rat P2Y6 receptors respectively. Displays no activity at P2Y1, P2Y2, P2Y4 and P2Y11 receptors (IC50 > 10 μM). Inhibits agonist-induced cardiomyocyte contraction and UDP-induced phagocytosis.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
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    Desiccate at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Diisothiocyanate derivatives as potent, insurmountable antagonists of P2Y6 nucleotide receptors.
    Mamedova et al.
    Biochem.Pharmacol., 2004;67:1763
  2. UDP acting at P2Y6 receptors is a mediator of microglial phagocytosis.
    Koizumi et al.
    Nature, 2007;446:1091
  3. Extracellular nucleotides mediate LPS-induced neutrophil migration in vitro and in vivo.
    Kukulski et al.
    J.Leukoc.Biol., 2007;81:1269

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MRS 2578 include:

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  1. The PRKAA1/AMPKα1 pathway triggers autophagy during CSF1-induced human monocyte differentiation and is a potential target in CMML.
    Authors: Obba Et al.
    Exp Cell Res
  2. Autocrine Regulation of UVA-Induced IL-6 Production via Release of ATP and Activation of P2Y Receptors.
    Authors: Kawano Et al.
    PLoS One
  3. Enhancement of glucose uptake in mouse skeletal muscle cells and adipocytes by P2Y6 receptor agonists.
    Authors: Balasubramanian Et al.
    Pharmacol Res
  4. P2Y6 receptor inhibition perturbs CCL2-evoked signalling in human monocytic and peripheral blood mononuclear cells.
    Authors: Campwala Et al.
    J Cell Sci
  5. Microglia P2Y6 receptors mediate nitric oxide release and astrocyte apoptosis.
    Authors: Quintas Et al.
    J Neuroinflammation
  6. Role of spinal P2Y6 and P2Y11 receptors in neuropathic pain in rats: possible involvement of glial cells.
    Authors: Barragán-Iglesias Et al.
    Mol Pain
  7. AMP-activated protein kinase as regulator of P2Y(6) receptor-induced insulin secretion in mouse pancreatic β-cells.
    Authors: Balasubramanian Et al.
    PLoS One
  8. Extracellular UDP enhances P2X-mediated bladder smooth muscle contractility via P2Y(6) activation of the phospholipase C/inositol trisphosphate pathway.
    Authors: Yu Et al.
  9. Pharmacological characterization of uracil nucleotide-preferring P2Y receptors modulating intestinal motility: a study on mouse ileum.
    Authors: Zizzo Et al.
    Purinergic Signal
  10. Silencing of P2Y(2) receptors reduces intraocular pressure in New Zealand rabbits.
    Authors: Martín-Gil Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol
  11. Purinergic signaling is required for fluid shear stress-induced NF-κB translocation in osteoblasts.
    Authors: Genetos Et al.
    Biochem Pharmacol
  12. Selective induction of endothelial P2Y6 nucleotide receptor promotes vascular inflammation.
    Authors: Riegel Et al.
  13. Involvement of SLC17A9-dependent vesicular exocytosis in the mechanism of ATP release during T cell activation.
    Authors: Tokunaga Et al.
    J Biol Chem
  14. Characterization of P2Y receptor subtypes functionally expressed on neonatal rat cardiac myofibroblasts.
    Authors: Talasila Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol
  15. Attenuation of apoptosis in vitro and ischemia/reperfusion injury in vivo in mouse skeletal muscle by P2Y6 receptor activation.
    Authors: Mamedova Et al.
    Transl Oncol
  16. Extracellular nucleotides mediate LPS-induced neutrophil migration in vitro and in vivo.
    Authors: Kukulski Et al.
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