Cat. No. 1218
Chemical Name: N-Pentanoyl-2-benzyltryptamine
Biological ActivityA relatively potent MT2 melatonin receptor antagonist (pKi value = 8.03), displaying 89- and 229-fold selectivity over MT1 and GPR50 (melatonin-related orphan receptor) respectively.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Teh and Sugden (1998) Comparison of the relationships of melatonin receptor agonists and antagonists; lengthening the N-acyl side chain has differing effects on potency on Xenopus melanophores. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 358 522. PMID: 9840420.
Ting et al (1999) Molecular and pharmacological evidence for MT1 melatonin receptor subtype in the tail artery of juvenile Wistar rats. Br.J.Pharmacol. 127 987. PMID: 10433507.
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Keywords: DH 97, supplier, MT2, receptor, antagonist, Receptors, Melatonin, DH97
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