MK 212 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 0941
Chemical Name: 6-Chloro-2-(1-piperazinyl)pyrazine hydrochloride
Biological Activity5-HT receptor agonist; displays selectivity for 5-HT2C over 5-HT2A (IC50 values are 0.028 and 0.42 μM for human 5-HT2C and 5-HT2A receptors expressed in HEK293 cells respectively).
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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.
Hemrick-Luecke and Fuller (1996) Involvement of 5-HT2A receptors in the elevation of rat serum corticosterone concentration by quipazine and MK-212. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 311 207. PMID: 8891601.
Conn and Sanders-Bush (1987) Relative efficacies of piperazines at the phosphoinositide hydrolysis-linked serotonergic (5-HT2 and 5-HT1C) receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 242 552. PMID: 3039120.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MK 212 hydrochloride include:
Murray et al (2010) Recovery of motoneuron and locomotor function after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in 5-HT2C receptors. Nat Med 16 694. PMID: 20512126.
Yu and Yamaguchi (2010) Endogenous serotonin acts on 5-HT2C-like receptors in key vocal areas of the brain stem to initiate vocalizations in Xenopus laevis. J Biomed Sci 103 648. PMID: 19955293.
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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