In vitro transcription of capped mRNA with modified nucleotides and Poly(A) tail
Tyramide Signal Amplification (TSA)
TSA (Tyramide Signal Amplification), used for signal amplification of ISH, IHC and IC etc.
Phos Binding Reagent Acrylamide
Separation of phosphorylated and non-phosphorylated proteins without phospho-specific antibody
Cell Counting Kit-8 (CCK-8)
A convenient and sensitive way for cell proliferation assay and cytotoxicity assay
SYBR Safe DNA Gel Stain
Safe and sensitive stain for visualization of DNA or RNA in agarose or acrylamide gels.
Protect the integrity of proteins from multiple proteases and phosphatases for different applications.
Riluzole, a novel glutamate-modulating agent, has neuroprotective effects  , via a complex mechanism involving inhibition of voltage-dependent Na channels, high-voltage activated Ca and K channels, and inhibition of protein kinase C. It was suggested that this mechanism was involved in antioxidative processes . The IC50 to inhibit inward Na+ currents in primary cultures of rat cortical neurons is 51 μM .
Glutamate-mediated impairments were related to neurodegenerative diseases. Reduction of excess central nervous system (CNS) glutamate was the same aim of several treatment strategies  .
In HEKGLT1, HEKGLAST or HEKEAAC1 cells, riluzole increased Na+-dependent uptake in a dose-dependent manner, with significant effects at concentrations as low as 0.01–0.1 μM and the highest effect at 100 μM. The increase in glutamate uptake induced by 100 μM riluzole was similar in all cell lines (+27% in HEKGLAST, +38% in HEKGLT1, +39% in HEKEAAC1). Higher riluzole concentrations (300 and 1000 μM) were toxic, since at the end of experiments the majority of cells were floating, and specific and non-specific glutamate uptake were reduced by more than 50% .
In rat cortical synaptosomes, Na+-dependent L-[3H] glutamate uptake was increased by riluzole (0.1-100μM), a significant 16% increase was found with 100μM riluzole. With 300μM riluzole, no real effect was found on glutamate uptake. Possibly high concentration can lead to toxic effects. Both specific and non-specific glutamate uptakes were markedly reduced (about 50%) by 1 mM riluzole, at this concentration, synaptosomal integrity may be lost .
. Christiane Malgouris, Florence Bardot, Marc Daniel, et al. Riluzole, a Novel Antiglutamate, Prevents Memory Loss Hippocampal Neuronal Damage in lschemic Gerbils. The Journal of Neuroscience, 1989, 9(11): 3720-3727.
. Carlos A. Zarate, Jr., Jennifer L. Payne, Jorge Quiroz, et al. An Open-Label Trial of Riluzole in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Major Depression. Am J Psychiatry, 2004, 161:171-174.
. Elena Fumagalli, Marcella Funicello, Thomas Rauen, et al. Riluzole enhances the activity of glutamate transporters GLAST, GLT1 and EAAC1. European Journal of Pharmacology, 2008, 578: 171-176.
. Masanori Ohashi, Akiyoshi Saitoh, Misa Yamada, et al. Riluzole in the prelimbic medial prefrontal cortex attenuates veratrine-induced anxiety-like behaviors in mice. Psychopharmacology, 2015, 232:391–398.
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|Physical Appearance||A solid|
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
|Solubility||≥23.4mg/mL in DMSO|
|Shipping Condition||Evaluation sample solution: ship with blue ice. All other available sizes: ship with RT, or blue ice upon request.|
|General tips||For obtaining a higher solubility, please warm the tube at 37°C and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while. Stock solution can be stored below -20°C for several months.|