Methysergide maleate

Cat. No. 1064

Methysergide maleate C21H27N3O2.C4H4O4 [129-49-7]

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Chemical Name: [8β(S)]-9,10-Didehydro-N-[1-(hydroxymethyl)propyl]-1,6-dimethylergoline-8-carboxamide maleate

Biological Activity

Mixed 5-HT1/5-HT2 receptor antagonist.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in water with gentle warming
>99 %
Store at RT

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Hoyer et al (1994) VII. International Union of Pharmacology classification of receptors for 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin). Pharmacol.Rev. 46 157. PMID: 7938165.

Merck Index 12 6217.

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

Williams et al (2012) Reduced levels of serotonin 2A receptors underlie resistance of Egr3-deficient mice to locomotor suppression by clozapine. Neuropsychopharmacology 37 2285. PMID: 22692564.

Moreno et al (2011) Maternal influenza viral infection causes schizophrenia-like alterations of 5-HT2A and mGlu2 receptors in the adult offspring. Hypertension 31 1863. PMID: 21289196.

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.

Dacks et al (2009) Serotonin modulates olfactory processing in the antennal lobe of Drosophila. J Neurosci 23 366. PMID: 19863268.

Huang et al (2009) Autocrine and paracrine roles for ATP and serotonin in mouse taste buds. Neuron 29 13909. PMID: 19890001.

González-Maeso et al (2007) Hallucinogens recruit specific cortical 5-HT(2A) receptor-mediated signaling pathways to affect behavior. J Neurosci 53 439. PMID: 17270739.

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