Chemical Name: N-(3R)-1-Azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl-4-chlorobenzamide
Biological ActivityPNU 282987 is a highly selective α7 nAChR agonist (Ki = 26 nM) displaying negligible blockade of α1β1γδ and α3β4 nAChRs (IC50 ≥ 60 μM). Found to be inactive against a panel of 32 receptors at 1 μM, except 5-HT3 receptors (Ki = 930 nM).
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Discovery and structure-activity relationship of quinuclidine benzamides as agonists of α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
Bodnar et al.
The selective α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist PNU-282987 [N-[(3R)-1-Azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl]-4-chlorobenzamide hydrochloride] enhances GABAergic synaptic activity in brain slices and restores auditory gating deficits in anesthe
Haj?s et al.
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Nicotine elicits prolonged calcium signaling along ventral hippocampal axons.
Authors: Zhong Et al.
Activation of the α7 nicotinic ACh receptor induces anxiogenic effects in rats which is blocked by a 5-HT?a receptor antagonist.
Authors: Pandya and Yakel
Reducing amyloid-related Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis by a small molecule targeting filamin A.
Authors: Wang Et al.
J Neurosci 2012;32:9773
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