Catalog Number: 5169
Alternate Names: Norepinephrine
Chemical Name: 4-[(1R)-2-Amino-1-hydroxyethyl]-1,2-benzenediol (L-(+))-bitartrate salt
Biological Activity
Endogenous adrenergic hormone and neurotransmitter. A classical stress hormone; underlies the fight or flight response, along with adrenaline. Increases heart rate. Vasoconstrictor.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
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  • Storage:
    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Norepinephrine in depressive reactions. A review.
    Bunney et al.
    Arch.Gen.Psychiatry., 1965;13:483
  2. Norepinephrine: the next therapeutics frontier for Parkinson's disease.
    Lewitt et al.
    Transl.Neurodegener., 2012;1:4
  3. Stress and brain noradrenaline: A review.
    Gary et al.
    Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 1985;9:233

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

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  1. Physical exercise and antidepressants enhance BDNF targeting in hippocampal CA3 dendrites: further evidence of a spatial code for BDNF splice variants.
    Authors: Baj Et al.
  2. Norepinephrine causes a biphasic change in mammalian pinealocye membrane potential: role of alpha1B-adrenoreceptors, phospholipase C, and Ca2+.
    Authors: Zemkova Et al.
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