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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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.
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.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for DH 97 include:
Kojima et al (2011) Melatonin inhibits tachykinin NK2 receptor-triggered 5-HT release from guinea pig isolated colonic mucosa. Br J Pharmacol 162 1179. PMID: 21091649.
Sjöblom et al (2003) Melatonin-induced calcium signaling in clusters of human and rat duodenal enterocytes. BMC Neurosci 284 G1034. PMID: 12584110.
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