TC 2559 difumarate
Chemical Name: 4-(5-ethoxy-3-pyridinyl)-N-methyl-(3E)-3-buten-1-amine difumarate
Biological ActivitySubtype-selective partial agonist for α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (EC50 values are 0.18, 12.5, 14.0, > 30, > 100 and > 100 μM for α4β2, α4β4, α2β4, α3β4, α3β2 and α7 receptor subtypes respectively). Displays selectivity for (α4)2(β2)3 receptor stoichiometry and enhanced CNS-PNS selectivity ratio. Attenuates scopolamine-induced cognitive deficits in a step-through passive avoidance task.
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TC-2559: a novel orally active ligand selective at neuronal acetylcholine receptors.
Bencherif et al.
The nicotinic α4β2 receptor selective agonist, TC-2559, increases DA neuronal activity in the ventral tegmental area of rat midbrain slices.
Chen et al.
5-I A-85380 and TC-2559 differentially activate heterologously expressed α4β2 nicotinic receptors.
Zwart et al.
Citations for TC 2559 difumarate
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Inhibition of peripheral macrophages by nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists suppresses spinal microglial activation and neuropathic pain in mice with peripheral nerve injury.
J Neuroinflammation 2018;15(1):96
Rosiglitazone inhibits alpha4 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor expression in human lung carcinoma cells through peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma-independent signals.
Authors: Sun Et al.
Mol Cancer Ther 2009;8:110
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