Cat. No. 2592
Chemical Name: (4-Bromo-3,6-dimethoxybenzocyclobut
Biological ActivityHigh affinity 5-HT2A receptor agonist (Ki values are 0.73 and 0.75 nM for rat and human receptors respectively). Potently stimulates IP3 accumulation in NIH3T3 cells stably expressing rat 5-HT2A receptors (EC50 = 36 nM). Induces head twitches and hypothermia in mice following i.p. adminitration.
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Niebert et al (2011) Expression and function of serotonin 2A and 2B receptors in the mammalian respiratory network. PLoS One 6 e21395. PMID: 21789169.
Fox et al (2010) The serotonin 5-HT2A receptor agonist TCB-2: a behavioral and neurophysiological analysis. Psychopharmacology 212 13. PMID: 19823806.
McLean et al (2006) 1-Aminomethylbenzocycloalkanes: conformationally restricted hallucinogenic phenethylamine analogues as functionally selective 5-HT2A receptor agonists. J.Med.Chem. 49 5794. PMID: 16970404.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for TCB-2 include:
Gerhold et al (2015) Pronociceptive and Antinociceptive Effects of Buprenorphine in the Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn Cover a Dose Range of Four Orders of Magnitude. J Neurosci 35 9580. PMID: 26134641.
Goda et al (2013) Serotonergic hallucinogens differentially modify gamma and high frequency oscillations in the rat nucleus accumbens. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 228 271. PMID: 23525524.
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