Overview

  • Product name

    RuBi-nicotine, caged nicotine compound, uncaged by visible light
  • Description

    Novel, caged nicotine compound, uncaged by visible light
  • Biological description

    Novel, caged ruthenium-bipyridine based nicotine compound. Releases nicotine upon irradiation with biologically harmless blue and green light. Exhibits extremely fast uncaging kinetics, high quantum yield in visible region of the spectrum and high water solubility. Active in biological systems, induces depolarisation and subsequent action potentials in neurons in vivo.
  • General notes

    RuBi-Nicotine is light sensitive and it is recommended that the compound is protected from light.

  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Filevich O  et al. A caged nicotine with nanosecond range kinetics and visible light sensitivity. J Inorg Biochem 104:1248-51 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20825994) »

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