Cat. No. 2132
Alternative Name: DAN 2163
Chemical Name: 4-Amino-N-[(1-ethyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)
Biological ActivityPotent, selective dopamine D2 and D3 receptor antagonist. Ki values are 2.8 and 3.2 nM respectively for human D2 and D3 and > 1000 nM for human D1, D4 and D5 receptors. Shows selectivity for presynaptic dopamine autoreceptors at low doses and blocks postsynaptic D2/D3 receptors at higher doses. Preferentially interacts with limbic D2-like receptors in vivo. Atypical antipsychotic/antischizophrenic agent with limited extrapyrimidal side effects and a profile distinct from that of haloperidol and remoxipride.
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Moller (2003) Amisulpride: limbic specificity and the mechanism of antipsychotic atypicality. Prog.Neuro-Psychopharm.Biol.Psychiat. 27 1101.
Perrault et al (1997) Psychopharmacological profile of amisulpride: an antipsychotic drug with presynaptic D2/D3 dopamine receptor antagonist activity and limbic selectivity. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 280 73. PMID: 8996184.
Schoemaker et al (1997) Neurochemical characteristics of amisulpride, an atypical dopamine D2/D3 receptor antagonist with both presynaptic and limbic selectivity. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 280 83. PMID: 8996185.
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Schulz et al (2012) First and second generation antipsychotics influence hippocampal gamma oscillations by interactions with 5-HT3 and D3 receptors. Br J Pharmacol 167 1480. PMID: 22817643.
Midkiff et al (2011) Small molecule inhibitors of the Candida albicans budded-to-hyphal transition act through multiple signaling pathways. PLoS One 6 e25395. PMID: 21966518.
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