FG-7142


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M7046-2 2mg solid $104
M7046-10 10mg solid $401

Description

FG-7142 is a benzodiazepine receptor ligand with anxiogenic and proconvulsant properties.

Product information

CAS Number: 78538-74-6

Molecular Weight: 225.25

Formula: C13H11N3O

Synonym:

FG7142

Chemical Name: N-methyl-9H-pyrido[3,4-b]indole-3-carboxamide

Smiles: CNC(=O)C1=CC2=C(C=N1)NC1=CC=CC=C21

InChiKey: QMCOPDWHWYSJSA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

InChi: InChI=1S/C13H11N3O/c1-14-13(17)11-6-9-8-4-2-3-5-10(8)16-12(9)7-15-11/h2-7,16H,1H3,(H,14,17)

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power.

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥360 days if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined.

HS Tariff Code: 382200

How to use

In Vitro:

FG-7142 has affinity for those expressing the α subunit, the Ki values are 91 nM; 330 nM; 492 nM and 2.150 μM for α1, α2, α3 and α5 subunits, respectively. FG-7142 has a high efficacy in modulating GABA-induced chloride flux at GABAA receptors expressing the α1 subunit (EC50 = 137 nM) as compared to the other α subunits (EC50: α2= 507 nM, α3=1.021μM , α5=1.439 μM).

In Vivo:

FG-7142 (intraperitoneal injection; 15-30 mg/kg) activates mesolimbocortical dopaminergic projections, leading to increases in dopamine in the prefrontal cortex and the nucleus accumbens in rats. FG-7142 (intraperitoneal injection; 15 mg/kg) increases tyrosine hydroxylase activity and dopamine turnover in the medial prefrontal cortex and ventral tegmentum in vivo, but effects are not detected in mesolimbic or nigrostriatal areas.

References:

  1. Horowski R. FG 7142: is this validated tool to study anxiety now forgotten? J Neural Transm (Vienna). 2020 Feb;127(2):287-289. doi: 10.1007/s00702-019-02136-3. Epub 2020 Jan 11. PMID: 31927622.
  2. Kurumaji A, Nishikawa T. An anxiogenic drug, FG 7142, induced an increase in mRNA of Btg2 and Adamts1 in the hippocampus of adult mice. Behav Brain Funct. 2012 Aug 22;8:43. doi: 10.1186/1744-9081-8-43. PMID: 22913326; PMCID: PMC3541064.
  3. Martire SI, Parkes SL, Westbrook RF. The effects of FG 7142 on sensory- specific satiety in rats. Behav Brain Res. 2010 May 1;209(1):131-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2010.01.034. Epub 2010 Jan 29. PMID: 20117147.

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