Cat. No. 0443

6-Chloromelatonin C13H15ClN2O2 [63762-74-3]

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Chemical Name: N-[2-(6-Chloro-5-methoxyindol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide

Biological Activity

Potent melatonin agonist (pKi values are 9.10 and 9.77 for human recombinant MT1 and MT2 receptors respectively). Displays higher affinity for binding to hamster brain membrane and chicken retina than melatonin.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Desiccate at +4°C

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Dubocovich (1988) Luzindole (NO 774): A novel melatonin receptor antagonist. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 246 902. PMID: 2843633.

Duncan et al (1988) 2-[125I]Iodomelatonin binding sites in hamster brain membranes: pharmacological characteristics and regional distribution. Endocrinology 122 1825. PMID: 2834175.

Dubocovich (1995) Melatonin receptors: are there multiple subtypes? TiPS 16 50. PMID: 7762083.

Browning et al (2000) Pharmacological characterization of human recombinant melatonin mt1 and MT2 receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 129 877. PMID: 10696085.

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Keywords: 6-Chloromelatonin, supplier, Melatonin, agonists, MT, Receptors, Melatonin Receptor Agonists

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