SB 206553 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 1661
Chemical Name: 3,5-Dihydro-5-methyl-N-3-pyridinylb
Biological ActivityPotent and selective 5-HT2B/5-HT2C receptor antagonist (rat 5-HT2B pA2 = 8.89, human 5-HT2C pKi = 7.92). Displays > 80-fold selectivity over all other 5-HT receptor subtypes and a variety of other receptors (pKi < 6). Centrally active following oral administration in vivo.
Licensing InformationSold for research purposes under agreement from GlaxoSmithKline
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Forbes et al (1995) 5-Methyl-1-(3-pyridylcarbamoyl)-1,2,3,5-tetrahydropyrrolo[2,3-f]indole: a novel 5-HT2C/5-HT2B receptor antagonist with improved affinity, selectivity and oral activity. J.Med.Chem. 38 2524. PMID: 7629791.
Kennett et al (1996) In vitro and in vivo profile of SB 206553, a potent 5-HT2C/5-HT2B receptor antagonist with anxiolytic-like properties. Br.J.Pharmacol. 117 427. PMID: 8821530.
Porras et al (2002) 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C/2B receptor subtypes modulate dopamine release induced in vivo by amphetamine and morphine in both the rat nucleus accumbens and striatum. Neuropsychopharmacology 26 311. PMID: 11850146.
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