Cat. No. 0870
Chemical Name: α-Phenyl-1-(2-phenylethyl)-4-piperid
Biological ActivityOrally active 5-HT2A receptor antagonist; displays selectivity for 5-HT2A receptors over 5-HT2C receptors (Ki values are 0.54, 2.5, 81.6 and ~10,000 nM at rabbit 5-HT2A, human 5-HT2A, rabbit 5-HT2C and human 5-HT2C receptors respectively).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Jensen et al (2013) Design, synthesis, and pharmacological characterization of N- and O-substituted 5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4H-isoxazolo[4,5-dazepin-3-ol analogues: novel 5-HT2A/5-HT2C receptor agonists with pro-cognitive properties. J.Med.Chem. 56 1211. PMID: 23301527.
Aloyo and Harvey (2000) Antagonist binding at 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors in the rabbit: high correlation with the profile for the human receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 406 163. PMID: 11020478.
Dudley et al (1988) Pharmacological effects of MDL 11,939: a selective, centrally acting antagonist of 5-HT2 receptors. Drug Dev.Res. 13 29.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MDL 11,939 include:
Corcoran et al (2014) Dual effects of 5-HT(1a) receptor activation on breathing in neonatal mice. J Neurosci 34 51. PMID: 24381267.
Goda et al (2013) Serotonergic hallucinogens differentially modify gamma and high frequency oscillations in the rat nucleus accumbens. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 228 271. PMID: 23525524.
Williams et al (2012) Reduced levels of serotonin 2A receptors underlie resistance of Egr3-deficient mice to locomotor suppression by clozapine. Neuropsychopharmacology 37 2285. PMID: 22692564.
Halberstadt and Geyer (2010) LSD but not lisuride disrupts prepulse inhibition in rats by activating the 5-HT(2A) receptor. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 208 179. PMID: 19937319.
Ptak et al (2009) Raphé neurons stimulate respiratory circuit activity by multiple mechanisms via endogenously released serotonin and substance P. Biomol Ther (Seoul) 29 3720. PMID: 19321769.
Yu and Yamaguchi (2009) 5-HT2C-like receptors in the brain of Xenopus laevis initiate sex-typical fictive vocalizations. J Neurophysiol 102 752. PMID: 19474172.
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