Cat. No. 0582
Alternative Name: Metitepine
Chemical Name: 1-[10,11-Dihydro-8-(methylthio)dibe
Biological ActivityPotent 5-HT2 antagonist, also active as 5-HT1 antagonist. Differentiates 5-HT1D sub-types. Also displays affinity for rodent 5-HT5B, 5-HT5A, 5-HT7 and 5-HT6 receptors (pK1 values are 6.6, 7.0, 8.4 and 8.7 respectively).
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Wilkinson and Middlemiss (1992) Metitepine distinguishes two receptors mediating inhibition of [3H]-5-hydroxytryptamine release in guinea pig hippocampus. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 345 696. PMID: 1321958.
Hoyer (1989) The peripheral actions of 5-HT. Ed. Fozard. Oxford..
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Conley et al (2015) Evaluation of AaDOP2 receptor antagonists reveals antidepressants and antipsychotics as novel lead molecules for control of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Oncotarget 352 53. PMID: 25332454.
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