1. Signaling Pathways
  2. Membrane Transporter/Ion Channel
    Neuronal Signaling
  3. nAChR

nAChR

nAChRs (nicotinic acetylcholine receptors) are neuron receptor proteins that signal for muscular contraction upon a chemical stimulus. They are cholinergic receptors that form ligand-gated ion channels in the plasma membranes of certain neurons and on the presynaptic and postsynaptic sides of theneuromuscular junction. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are the best-studied of the ionotropic receptors. Like the other type of acetylcholine receptor-the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor (mAChR)-the nAChR is triggered by the binding of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine (ACh). Just as muscarinic receptors are named such because they are also activated by muscarine, nicotinic receptors can be opened not only by acetylcholine but also by nicotine —hence the name "nicotinic".

nAChR Related Products (85):

Cat. No. Product Name Effect Purity
  • HY-N2332A
    Methyllycaconitine citrate Antagonist >98.0%
    Methyllycaconitine citrate is a specific antagonist of α7 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (α7nAChR).
  • HY-12560A
    PNU-282987 Agonist 99.70%
    PNU-282987 is a selective α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor(α7 nAChR) agonist with Ki of 26 nM; no affinity for α1β1γδ and α3β4 nAChRs (IC50 ≥ 60 μM).
  • HY-14564A
    GTS-21 dihydrochloride Agonist 99.76%
    GTS-21 dihydrochloride is a selective α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist, has recently been established as a promising treatment for inflammation.
  • HY-14824
    Sofiniclin Agonist
    Sofiniclin (ABT 894) is an agonist of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR), used as a potential non-stimulant treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
  • HY-14774
    Monepantel Agonist 99.91%
    Monepantel is organic anthelmintic, and acts as a positive allosteric modulator of a nematode-specific clade of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) subunits.
  • HY-B1395
    Mecamylamine hydrochloride Antagonist >98.0%
    Mecamylamine hydrochloride is an orally active, nonselective, noncompetitive nAChR antagonist that can treat various neuropsychiatric disorders. Mecamylamine hydrochloride is originally used as a ganglionic blocker in treating hypertension. Mecamylamine hydrochloride can easily crosses the blood-brain barrier.
  • HY-136146
    SUVN-911 Antagonist 99.67%
    SUVN-911 is a potent, selective, brain penetrated and orally bioavailable neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine α4β2 receptor antagonist, with a Ki of 1.5 nM. SUVN-911 has antidepressant activity.
  • HY-19918A
    Anatabine dicitrate Agonist 99.24%
    Anatabine dicitrate is a tobacco alkaloid that can cross the blood-brain barrier. Anatabine dicitrate is a potent α4β2 nAChR agonist. Anatabine dicitrate inhibits NF-κB activation lower amyloid-β (Aβ) production by preventing the β-cleavage of amyloid precursor protein (APP). Anatabine dicitrate has anti-inflammatory effects and has the potential for neurodegenerative disorders treatment.
  • HY-15430A
    Encenicline hydrochloride Agonist 98.82%
    Encenicline hydrochloride (EVP-6124 hydrochloride) is a novel partial agonist of α7 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs).
  • HY-10019
    Varenicline Agonist 99.70%
    Varenicline (CP 526555) is a potent partial agonist for α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) with an EC50 value of 2.3 μM. Varenicline is a full agonist for α3β4 and α7 nAChRs with EC50 values of 55 μM and 18 μM, respectively. Varenicline is a nicotinic ligand based on the structure of cytisine, has the potential for smoking cessation treatment.
  • HY-B0429
    Pancuronium dibromide Antagonist >98.0%
    Pancuronium Dibromide is a bis-quaternary steroid that is a competitive nicotinic antagonist.
  • HY-B0942
    Benzethonium chloride Inhibitor >98.0%
    Benzethonium chloride inhibit human recombinant α7 and α4β2 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in Xenopus oocytes.
  • HY-B0292A
    Atracurium besylate Inhibitor >98.0%
    Atracurium Besylate is a neuromuscular blocking agent with ED95 of 0.2 mg/kg.
  • HY-B1532
    Anabasine Agonist >98.0%
    Anabasine is a nicotinic receptor agonist.
  • HY-14316A
    Tebanicline dihydrochloride Modulator >98.0%
    Tebanicline dihydrochloride (Ebanicline dihydrochloride) is a nAChR modulator with potent, orally effective analgesic activity. It inhibits the binding of cytisine to α4β2 neuronal nAChRs with a Ki of 37 pM.
  • HY-11013
    ZSET1446 Agonist 98.13%
    ZSET1446 is a novel cognitive enhancer that significantly improves learning deficits in various types of Alzheimer disease (AD) models.
  • HY-B0827
    Dinotefuran Inhibitor 99.63%
    Dinotefuran is an insecticide of the neonicotinoid class, its mechanism of action involves disruption of the insect's nervous system by inhibiting nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
  • HY-B0569
    Hexamethonium Bromide Antagonist >98.0%
    Hexamethonium Bromide is a non-depolarising ganglionic blocker, a nicotinic nACh (NN) receptor antagonist.
  • HY-107675
    Desformylflustrabromine hydrochloride Agonist 99.77%
    Desformylflustrabromine hydrochloride is a selective agonist of α4β2 neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) with a pEC50 of 6.48.
  • HY-17555
    Meclofenoxate hydrochloride Inhibitor 98.32%
    Meclofenoxate hydrochloride, an ester of dimethylethanolamine (DMAE) and 4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (pCPA), has been shown to improve memory, have a mentally stimulating effect, and improve general cognition.
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