Selective nicotinic α
7 receptor agonist (EC50
= 440 nM). Also displays weak partial agonist/antagonist activity at β
-subunit-containing receptors. Neuroprotective.
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The neuroprotective effect of 2-(3-Pyridyl)-1-azabicyclo[3.2.2]nonane (TC-1698), a novel α7 ligand, is prevented through angiotensin II activation of a tyrosine phosphatase.
Marrero et al.
Rhesus monkey α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors: comparisons to human α7 receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes.
Papke et al.