RuBi GABA trimethylphosphine

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RuBi GABA trimethylphosphine | GABA-B Receptor Agonists
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Description: Caged GABA; inhibits neural activity
Alternative Names: RuBi-GABA-PMe3

Chemical Name: (bis(2,2'-Bipyridine-N,N')trimethylphosphine)-4-aminobutyric acid ruthenium complex sodium hexafluorophosphate salt

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Biological Activity

RuBi GABA trimethylphosphine is a modified version of RuBi-GABA (Cat. No. 3400). Suppresses cortical local field potential (LFP) activity in anesthetized mice after activation with a blue laser pulse (473 nm); inhibits neural activity.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in water
Store at -20°C

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Additional Information

Licensing Caveats:
Sold under licence from Columbia University

Background References

  1. RuBiGABA-2: a hydrophilic caged GABA with long wavelength sensitivity.
    Filevich et al.
    Photochem.Photobiol.Sci., 2013;12:1565
  2. In vivo photorelease of GABA in the mouse cortex.
    Lopes-dos-Santos et al.
    Braz.J.Med.Biol.Res., 2011;44:688

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