PA Nic

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PA Nic | Caged Compounds
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Description: Caged nicotine; photoactivated by one-photon and two-photon excitation

Chemical Name: (1S,2S)-1-((7-(Bis(carboxymethyl)amino)-2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl)methyl)-1-methyl-2-(pyridin-3-yl)pyrrolidin-1-ium ditrifluoroacetate

Purity: ≥98%

Product Details

Biological Activity

PA Nic is a coumarin-caged nicotine. Releases nicotine when exposed to 390 ± 10 nm wavelength light (λmax = 404 nm). Suitable for two-photon uncaging at <900 nm (Maximum two-photon cross-section at 810 nm). Extinction coefficient (ε) 17,400 M-1cm-1. Evokes nicotinic currents in mouse brain slices under one and two-photon activation conditions.

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in water and to 25 mM in DMSO
Store at -20°C

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