Eliminate the need for antibodies and reduce assay time with direct detection using our radiolabeled ligands, which provide for sensitive and quantitative measurement of binding.
High specific activity — The majority of our 125I-labeled ligands are offered at maximum specific activity. This means virtually every molecule of ligand provided in the stock vial is radiolabeled. For tritiated ligands (3H ligands), pick a ligand with specific activity above 20 Ci/mmol – all of our tritiated ligands meets or exceeds these requirements.
High purity — We offer highly-pure radioligands for the highest specific signal with low background in binding assays.
High selectivity — Our broad portfolio of agonists and antagonists offers many options for choosing the most selective compound for your receptor.
Validated for receptor binding — all of our radioligand products are tested for receptor binding during development. Additionally, many of our radioligands are used to QC our GPCR and receptor cell lines and cell membrane products.
Tritiated gabapentin (Neurontin). Gabapentin is a medication used to treat epilepsy, and has been shown to cross membrane lipid barriers via system L-amino acid transporters and bind to voltage-gated calcium channels in the central nervous system. This product has a scheduled release for the third Monday in February and September.
CP 55,940, tritiated on the side chain-2,3-4 position. CP 55,940 is a synthetic cannabinoid that acts as a full agonist at both cannabinoid CB1 and CB2 receptors, and can also upregulate serotonin 5-HT2A receptors.
Hemicholinium-3 (HC3; hemicholine) Diacetate Salt, tritiated on the methyl group. Hemicholinium-3 blocks reuptake of choline by the high-affinity choline transporter. This product has a scheduled lot release for the second Monday in February and August.
N-Methyl-4-phenylpyridinium (MPP+) acetate, tritiated on the methyl group. MPP+ is a substrate for the organic cation ion transporter (OCT), the dopamine transporter (DAT), the norepinephrine transporter (NET), and the serotonin transporter (SERT).
DADLE, tritiated on the tyrosyl group. Peptide sequence: Tyr-D-Ala-Gly-L-Phe-D-Leu. DADLE is a synthetic enkephalin analog considered selective for the delta opioid receptor, but has been shown to bind the mu opioid receptor as well.
Levo-Norepinephrine, tritiated at the 7 position. Norepinephrine binds and activates adrenergic receptors, and is cleared by the norepinehprine transporter (NET). This product has a scheduled lot release for the third Monday in July.
Acetylcholine (Ach) radioligand tritiated on the acetyl group. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter and the endogeous ligand that binds to and activates muscarinic and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
3H Muscimol radioligand. Muscimol acts as a potent selective agonist at GABAA receptors. It also acts as a partial agonist at GABAA-rho receptors. This product has a scheduled lot release for the second Monday in February and August. NOTE: NET574001MC will be obsolete soon.
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD), tritiated on the N-methyl group. LSD is a partial agonist of dopamine D2 receptors. It also binds most serotonin receptors (5-HT1A, 5-HT2A, 5-HT2B, 5-HT2C, 5-HT5A, 5-HT5B and 5-HT6). This product has a scheduled lot release for the second Monday in April, August and December.
5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT, or serotonin) labeled with tritium. It is a naturally occurring neurotransmitter which is tied to positive mood, certain involuntary muscle control, and countless other functions.
Paroxetine (Paxil), tritiated at the phenyl-6' position. Paroxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). This product has a scheduled lot release for the first Monday in May and November.