Biological descriptionSelective α2 adrenoceptor antagonist. Ki values for receptor subtypes are 1.1 (α2A), 1.0 (α2B), 0.89 (α2C), 1300 (α1A) and 8500 nM (α1B). Centrally active following peripheral administration.
Chemical name5-(2-Ethyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-2-yl)-1H-imidazole hydrochloride
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. 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 Atipamezole hydrochloride (ab120785)
This product has been referenced in:
Jurgens CW et al. Alpha2A adrenergic receptor activation inhibits epileptiform activity in the rat hippocampal CA3 region. Mol Pharmacol71:1572-81 (2007).
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Pertovaara A et al. Pharmacological properties, central nervous system effects, and potential therapeutic applications of atipamezole, a selective alpha2-adrenoceptor antagonist. CNS Drug Rev11:273-88 (2005).
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Cordi AA et al. Potential antidepressants displayed combined alpha(2)-adrenoceptor antagonist and monoamine uptake inhibitor properties. J Med Chem44:787-805 (2001).
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