Catalog Number: 0425
Chemical Name: 5-Bromo-6-(2-imidazolin-2-ylamino)quinoxaline
Biological Activity
Full α2 adrenergic agonist. Centrally active following systemic administration in vivo. Also available as part of the α2-Adrenoceptor Tocriset™ and Mixed Adrenergic Tocriset™. Water soluble salt version UK 14,304 tartrate (Cat. No. 2466) also available.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Specific [3H]UK-14,304 binding in human cortex occurs at multiple high affinity states with α2-adrenergic selectivity and different affinities for GTP.
    Andorn et al.
    Life Sci., 1988;43:1805
  2. Effects of alpha-2 adrenoceptor agonists and antagonists on circling behavior in rats with unilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the nigrostriatal pathway.
    Chopin et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1999;288:798
  3. Gene trageting - homing in on α2-adrenoceptor-subtype function.
    Macdonald et al.
    TiPS, 1997;18:211

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for UK 14,304 include:

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  1. μ-Opioid receptor activation and noradrenaline transport inhibition by tapentadol in rat single locus coeruleus neurons.
    Authors: Sadeghi Et al.
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther
  2. MT2 receptors mediate the inhibitory effects of melatonin on nitric oxide-induced relaxation of porcine isolated coronary arteries.
    Authors: Tunstall Et al.
    J Neurosci
  3. The NK1 receptor mediates both the hyperalgesia and the resistance to morphine in mice lacking noradrenaline.
    Authors: Jasmin Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
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