Cat. No. 0996
Chemical Name: 4-(5H-Dibenzo[a,d]cyclohepten-5-yli
Biological ActivityNon-selective 5HT2 antagonist, migraine prophylactic. Also SETD7/9 inhibitor (IC50 = 1μM). Decreases expression and increases degradation of estrogen receptor (ER) α in breast tumor MCF7 cells. Inhibits growth of MCF7 xenografts in mice.
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Takemoto et al (2016) Identification of cyproheptadine as an inhibitor of SET domain containing lysine methyltransferase 7/9 (Set7/9) that regulates estrogen-dependent transcription. J.Med.Chem. 59 3650. PMID: 27088648.
Hoyer et al (1994) VII. International Union of Pharmacology classification of receptors for 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin). Pharmacol.Rev. 46 157. PMID: 7938165.
Moran et al (1994) Inhibitory 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors involved in pressor effects obtained by stimulation of sympathetic outflow from spinal cord in pithed rats. Br.J.Pharmacol. 113 1358. PMID: 7889292.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Cyproheptadine hydrochloride include:
Fouad et al (2010) Locomotion after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in serotonin receptors. J Neurophysiol 104 2975. PMID: 20861436.
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.
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