Catalog Number: 1992
Chemical Name: 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydro-2-methyl-4-phenyl-8-isoquinolinamine maleate
Biological Activity
Potent inhibitor of noradrenalin and dopamine uptake (Ki values are 4.7, 26 and 4000 nM for inhibition of noradrenalin, dopamine and 5-HT uptake respectively, in rat brain). Increases central dopamine levels in rats following systemic administration. Displays antidepressant activity.
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Nomifensine and its derivatives as possible tools for studying amine uptake.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1977;42:101
  2. Effects of various dopamine uptake inhibitors on striatal extracellular dopamine levels and behaviours in rats.
    Nakachi et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1995;281:195
  3. Effects of acute and sustained administration of the catecholamine reuptake inhibitor nomifensine on the firing activity of monoaminergic neurons.
    Katz et al.
    J.Psychopharmacol., 2010;24:1223

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

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  1. Regulation of dopamine transporter function and cell surface expression by D3 dopamine receptors.
    Authors: Zapata Et al.
    J Biol Chem 2007;282:35842

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