Cat. No. 5645
Chemical Name: 2-(1H-Indol-3-ylmethyl)-9-(4-methox
Biological ActivityOX2 receptor antagonist. Exhibits approximately six-fold selectivity for OX2 versus OX1 receptors. Decreases activity and increases sleep time in mice during the active phase, without affecting REM/NREM balance. Orally bioavailable. Brain penetrant.
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Betschart et al (2013) Identification of a novel series of orexin receptor antagonists with a distinct effect on sleep architecture for the treatment of insomnia. J.Med.Chem. 56 7590. PMID: 23964859.
Hoyer et al (2013) Distinct effects of IPSU and suvorexant on mouse sleep architecture. Front.Neurosci. 7 230. PMID: 24376396.
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