Biological descriptionHighly selective dopamine D4 receptor agonist at rat D4 and human D4.4 receptors (Ki values are 12.1 and 7.9 nM, respectively). Potent, full agonist at rat dopamine D4 receptors (EC50 = 28.4 nM). Superior selectivity profile to PD168077 (ab120568) and CP226269. No affinity for other dopamine receptors (Ki > 1 μM). Able to rapidly cross the blood-brain barrier following systemic administration.
Chemical nameN-(3-Methylphenyl)-2-[4-(2-pyridinyl)-1-piperidinyl]acetamide dihydrochloride
Storage instructionsStore at +4°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in water to 100 mM
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
References for A-412997 dihydrochloride (ab120581)
This product has been referenced in:
Woolley ML et al. Selective dopamine D4 receptor agonist (A-412997) improves cognitive performance and stimulates motor activity without influencing reward-related behaviour in rat. Behav Pharmacol19:765-76 (2008).
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Browman KE et al. A-412997, a selective dopamine D4 agonist, improves cognitive performance in rats. Pharmacol Biochem Behav82:148-55 (2005).
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