Overview

  • Product name
    Octopamine hydrochloride
  • Description
    Full β3 agonist: invertebrate biogenic amine
  • Biological description
    Full β3 agonist. Structurally and functionally homologous to norepinephrine. Neurotransmitter in invertebrates. Dual action on glucose transport in vitro; stimulates lipolysis via β3 receptor activation or stimulates uptake following oxidation by MAO. Induces synaptic neuropeptide release in the absence of Ca2+.
  • Purity
    > 99%

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References

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  • Ohhara Y  et al. Expression of ß-adrenergic-like octopamine receptors during Drosophila development. Zoolog Sci 29:83-9 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22303848) »
  • Shakiryanova D  et al. Synaptic neuropeptide release induced by octopamine without Ca2+ entry into the nerve terminal. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4477-81 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21368121) »
  • Visentin V  et al. Dual action of octopamine on glucose transport into adipocytes: inhibition via beta3-adrenoceptor activation and stimulation via oxidation by amine oxidases. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 299:96-104 (2001). Read more (PubMed: 11561068) »
  • Roeder T Octopamine in invertebrates. Prog Neurobiol 59:533-61 (1999). Read more (PubMed: 10515667) »

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