SB 206553 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 1661
Chemical Name: 3,5-Dihydro-5-methyl-N-3-pyridinylb
Biological ActivityPotent and selective 5-HT2B/5-HT2C receptor antagonist (rat 5-HT2B pA2 = 8.89, human 5-HT2C pKi = 7.92). Displays > 80-fold selectivity over all other 5-HT receptor subtypes and a variety of other receptors (pKi < 6). Centrally active following oral administration in vivo.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Porras et al (2002) 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C/2B receptor subtypes modulate dopamine release induced in vivo by amphetamine and morphine in both the rat nucleus accumbens and striatum. Neuropsychopharmacology 26 311. PMID: 11850146.
Kennett et al (1996) In vitro and in vivo profile of SB 206553, a potent 5-HT2C/5-HT2B receptor antagonist with anxiolytic-like properties. Br.J.Pharmacol. 117 427. PMID: 8821530.
Forbes et al (1995) 5-Methyl-1-(3-pyridylcarbamoyl)-1,2,3,5-tetrahydropyrrolo[2,3-f]indole: a novel 5-HT2C/5-HT2B receptor antagonist with improved affinity, selectivity and oral activity. J.Med.Chem. 38 2524. PMID: 7629791.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for SB 206553 hydrochloride include:
Delaney et al (2011) Pulmonary vascular effects of serotonin and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the late-gestation ovine fetus. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 301 L937. PMID: 21908589.
Canal et al (2010) The serotonin 2C receptor potently modulates the head-twitch response in mice induced by a phenethylamine hallucinogen. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 209 163. PMID: 20165943.
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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