Xanthine amine congener

≥96% (HPLC)

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≥96% (HPLC)






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Xanthine amine congener is a potent, nonselective adenosine receptor antagonist (A1 and A2B > A2A).

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K N Klotz et al.
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, 357(1), 1-9 (1998-02-12)
Four adenosine receptor subtypes of the family of G protein-coupled receptors, designated A1, A2A, A2B and A3 are currently known. In this study all human subtypes were stably transfected into Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells in order to be able...
B L Sabates et al.
The Journal of surgical research, 67(2), 163-168 (1997-02-01)
The following experiments were conducted to determine whether, and the mechanisms through which, endogenous peptides alter coronary artery blood flow. Ultrasonic transit time probes were placed around the ascending aorta and left anterior descending coronary artery in groups of anesthetized...
S Takasuga et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 274(28), 19545-19550 (1999-07-03)
The role of adenosine receptor in regulation of insulin-induced activation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI 3-kinase) and protein kinase B was studied in isolated rat adipocytes. Rat adipocytes are known to spontaneously release adenosine, which in turn binds and stimulates the...
Coral L Murrant et al.
American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 282(4), R969-R978 (2002-03-15)
To determine whether nitric oxide (NO), adenosine (Ado) receptors, or ATP-sensitive potassium (K(ATP)) channels play a role in arteriolar dilations induced by muscle contraction, we used a cremaster preparation in anesthetized hamsters in which we stimulated four to five muscle...
L T May et al.
Molecular pharmacology, 77(4), 678-686 (2010-01-21)
Allosteric binding sites on the adenosine receptor family represent potential therapeutic targets for a number of conditions involving metabolic stress. This study has identified Brilliant Black BN as a novel allosteric modulator of the adenosine A(1) and A(3) receptors. In...

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