Mepyramine maleate

Cat. No. 0660

Mepyramine maleate C17H23N3O.C4H4O4 [59-33-6]

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Alternative Name: Pyrilamine maleate

Chemical Name: 2-((2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl)(p-methoxybenzyl)amino)-pyridine maleate

Biological Activity

Selective inverse agonist for the H1 receptor. Inhibits histamine induced inositol phosphate (InsP) production (log EC50 = -7.94) and intracellular calcium mobilization. Sequesters Gq/11 protein, reducing its availability for other receptors associated with the same signaling pathway.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at RT

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Carlos et al (2004) Mepyramine, a histamine H1 receptor inverse agonist, binds perferentially to a G protein-coupled form of the receptor and sequesters G protein. J.Biol.Chem. 279 34431. PMID: 15192105.

Liu et al (1994) Does the [3H] mepyramine binding site represent the histamine H1 receptor? Re-examination of the histamine H2 receptor with quinine. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 268 959. PMID: 8114011.

Hill (1990) Distribution, properties and functional characteristics of three classes of histamine receptor. Pharmacol.Rev. 42 45. PMID: 2164693.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Mepyramine maleate include:

Brandt et al (2003) Mast cells are required for experimental oral allergen-induced diarrhea. J Clin Invest 112 1666. PMID: 14660743.

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Keywords: Mepyramine maleate, supplier, Selective, H1, inverse, agonists, Receptors, Histamine, histaminergic, Tocris Bioscience, Histamine H1 Receptor Antagonist products

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