Cat. No. 3665
Chemical Name: 1-[[[3-(2-Aminoethyl)-1H-indol-5-yl
Biological ActivityBrain penetrant 5-HT1B/1D agonist (pKi values are 9.3 and 9.4 for 5-HT1D and 5-HT1B respectively). Inhibits capsaicin-induced external carotid vasodilation and produces selective carotid vasoconstriction in various animal species. Displays antimigraine activity.
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Munoz-Islas et al (2006) Donitriptan, but not sumatriptan, inhibits capsaicin-induced canine external carotid vasodilation via 5-HT1B rather than 5-HT1D receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 149 82. PMID: 16880765.
Letienne et al (2005) Donitriptan decreases jugular venous oxygen saturation in rats in the absence of cranial vasoconstriction: an overlooked mechanism of antimigraine action? J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 315 849. PMID: 16027226.
Letienne et al (2003) Donitriptan selectively decreases jugular venous oxygen saturation in the anesthetized pig: further insights into its mechanism of action relevant to headache relief. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 305 749. PMID: 12606602.
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