Chemical Name: N-(2-Aminoethyl)-2-[4-(2,3,6,7-tetrahydro-2,6-dioxo-1,3-dipropyl-1H-purin-8-yl)phenoxy]-acetamide dihydrochloride
Biological ActivityXAC is an adenosine receptor antagonist (IC50 values are 1.8 and 114 nM at A1 and A2 receptors respectively). Attenuates adenosine-induced vasodilation and exhibits proconvulsant activity in vivo.
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Potent convulsant actions of the adenosine receptor antagonist, xanthine amine congener (XAC)
Morgan et al.
Life Sci., 1989;45:719
Effects of xanthine amine congener on hypoxic coronary resistance and venous and epicardial adenosine concentrations.
Sawmiller et al.
Purification and characterization of the human adenosine A2A receptor functionally expressed in Escherichia coli.
Wei? and Grisshammer
Citations for XAC
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Neuronal Adenosine A2A Receptors Are Critical Mediators of Neurodegeneration Triggered by Convulsions.
Authors: Canas Et al.
An Adenosine Receptor for Olfaction in Fish.
Authors: Wakisaka Et al.
Curr Biol 2017;27:1437
Inverse agonism at the P2Y12 receptor and ENT1 transporter blockade contribute to platelet inhibition by ticagrelor.
Authors: Aungraheeta Et al.
Application of BRET to monitor ligand binding to GPCRs.
Authors: Stoddart Et al.
Nat Methods 2015;12:661
Caffeine acts through neuronal adenosine A2A receptors to prevent mood and memory dysfunction triggered by chronic stress.
Authors: Kaster Et al.
Characterization by flow cytometry of fluorescent, selective agonist probes of the A(3) adenosine receptor.
Authors: Kozma Et al.
Biochem Pharmacol 2013;85:1171
Regulation of hippocampal cannabinoid CB1 receptor actions by adenosine A1 receptors and chronic caffeine administration: implications for the effects of δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol on spatial memory.
Authors: Sousa Et al.
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