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Cytisine HCl, [3,5-3H(N)]-, 250µCi (9.25MBq)

Cytisine hydrochloride, tritiated at the 3,5 position. Cytisine acts as a partial agonist of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs). This product will have fresh lot dates on the second Monday in April in 2018.

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Part Number Unit Size List Price Your Price Quantity
NET1054025UC 25 µCi 838.00 EUR
NET1054250UC 250 µCi 3011.00 EUR
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Cytisine is a partial agonist of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. These receptors are responsible for motor nerve-muscle communication, and are involved in the peripheral and central nervous system. The are potential drug targets for depression, cognitive disorders, pain, epilepsy, smoking cessation, anxiety, and neurodegenerative diseases.

We offer both agonist and antagonist radioligands for autoradiographic visualization or performing saturation and competition assays to determine receptor expression levels (Bmax), dissociation constants (Kd), association and dissociation rates (kon and koff), and inhibitor constants (Ki) for a variety of receptors. We develop our radioligands to the highest specific activity possible and provide high purity resulting in low non-specific binding products. Each of our ultra-pure radioligands is fully characterized for pharmacological action and validated in receptor binding assays.

Radiolabeled ligands remain the most sensitive method for probing receptor binding biology; yielding unprecedented sensitivity gives results that technicians and scientists can trust. For over 50 years, PerkinElmer has been a leading supplier of New England Nuclear (NEN) radiochemicals, liquid scintillation cocktails, vials and nuclear counting detection instruments.

References for NET1054:

  1. L A Pabreza, S Dhawan and K J Kellar. [3H]cytisine binding to nicotinic cholinergic receptors in brain. Molecular Pharmacology January 1, 1991, 39 (1): 9-12.
  2. D J Anderson, S P Arneric, Nicotinic receptor binding of [3H]cytisine, [3H]nicotine and [3H]methylcarbamylcholine in rat brain, In European Journal of Pharmacology, 1994, 253 (3): 261-267.


Detection Method Radiometric
Fresh Lot Days 2nd Monday in April
Label Position Nominally Labeled
Molecular Weight 226.7
Product Brand Name NEN Radiochemicals
Radioisotope H-3
Radionuclide 3H
Receptor Type Nicotinic
Shipping Condition Dry Ice
Special Ordering Information This is a radioactive product - shipping address must have a license to receive radioactive materials.
Therapeutic Area CNS & Neurologic, Pain, Inflammation
Unit Size 250 µCi