Sample solution is provided at 25 µL, 10mM.
(±)-Nicotine is the racemic mixture of the dominant alkaloid found in tobacco plants. It acts as an agonist at neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs; Kis = 481 and 11.1 nM for α3β4 and α4β2 subtypes, respectively) and possesses addictive and teratogenic properties.1 (−)-(S)-Nicotine is significantly more active at binding nAChRs compared to the (+)-(R) antipode, thus nicotine is typically synthesized as (−)-(S)-nicotine with only 0.2-1% of the (+)-(R) isomer present.2
1. Zaveri, N., Jiang, F., Olsen, C., et al. Novel α3β4 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-selective ligands. Discovery, structure-activity studies, and pharmacological evaluation. J. Med. Chem. 53(22), 8187-8191 (2010).
2. Clayton, P., Lu, A., and Bishop, L. The pyrolysis of (−)-(S)-nicotine: Racemization and decomposition. Chirality 22(4), 442-446 (2010).
|Solubility||>6.8mg/mL in DMSO||Storage||Store at -20°C|
|General tips||For obtaining a higher solubility , please warm the tube at 37 ℃ and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while.Stock solution can be stored below -20℃ for several months.|
|Shipping Condition||Evaluation sample solution : ship with blue ice
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