Chemical Name: 8-Hydroxypyrene-1,3,6-tris-sulfonic acid-8-1-(2-nitrophenyl)ethyl ether
Biological ActivityCaged fluorescent pH indicator. Rapidly releases the fluorophore HPTS (pyranine) (pKa 7.25) upon two-photon excitation (>3000 s-1). Routinely used for photolysis calibration. Suitable for use in small-compartment diffusion studies.
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Photochemical and pharmacological evaluation of 7-nitroindolinyl-and 4-methoxy-7-nitroindolinyl-amino acids as novel, fast caged neurotransmitters.
Canepari et al.
Synapse-specific plasticity and compartmentalized signaling in cerebellar stellate cells.
Soler-Llavina et al.
Comparisons of simultaneous pH measurements made with 8-hydroxypyrene-1,3,6-trisulphonic acid (HPTS) and pH-sensitive microelectrodes in snail neurones.
Willoughby et al.
Pflugers Arch., 1998;436:615
Chemotactic responses of Escherichia coli to small jumps of photoreleased L-aspartate.
Jasuja et al.
The efficiency of two-photon photolysis of a "caged " fluorophore, o-1-(2-nitrophenyl)ethylpyranine, in relation to photodamage of synaptic terminals.
Kiskin et al.
Neuronal activity regulates diffusion across the neck of dendritic spines.
Bloodgood and Sabatini
Laser photolysis of caged compounds at 405 nm: photochemical advantages, localisation, phototoxicity and methods for calibration.
Trigo et al.
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