BRL 54443

Cat. No. 1129

BRL 54443 C14H18N2O [57477-39-1]

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Chemical Name: 5-Hydroxy-3-(1-methylpiperidin-4-yl)-1H-indole

Biological Activity

A potent 5-ht1E/1F receptor agonist (pEC50 values are 8.5 and 8.6 respectively). Displays > 30-fold selectivity over other 5-HT and dopamine receptors (pKi values are 8.7. 8.9, 7.2, 6.9, 7.2, 5.9, 7.0, 6.5, < 6, < 6, 6.3 and 6.2 for human 5-HT1E, 1F, 1A, 1B, 1D, 2A, 2B, 2C, 4, 7, D2 and D3 receptors respectively). Induces 5-HT2A receptor-mediated mouse aortic contraction in vitro (pEC50 = 6.52). Active in vivo.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
Desiccate at +4°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

McKune and Watt (2001) Characterization of the serotonin receptor mediating contraction in the mouse thoracic aorta and signal pathway coupling. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 297 88. PMID: 11259531.

Brown et al (1998) BRL 54443, a potent agonist with selectivity for human cloned 5-HT1E and 5-HT1F receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 123 233P.

Lightowler et al (1998) Effect of BRL 54443 (3-(1-methylpiperidin-4-yl)-1H-indol-5-ol), a 5-HT1E/1F receptor agonist, on general behaviour and maximal electroshock seizure threshold in the rat. Br.J.Pharmacol. 123 237P.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BRL 54443 include:

Klein et al (2011) Toward selective drug development for the human 5-hydroxytryptamine 1E receptor: a comparison of 5-hydroxytryptamine 1E and 1F receptor structure-affinity relationships. Br J Pharmacol 337 860. PMID: 21422162.

Müller et al (2009) 5-hydroxytryptamine modulates migration, cytokine and chemokine release and T-cell priming capacity of dendritic cells in vitro and in vivo. PLoS One 4 e6453. PMID: 19649285.

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