pCPA methyl ester hydrochloride
Cat. No. 5871
Chemical Name: 4-Chloro-DL-Phenylalanine methyl ester hydrochloride
Biological ActivityTryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor. Inhibits 5-HT synthesis. Depletes 5-HT levels in orbitofrontal cortex and impairs reversal learning in rats. Methyl ester of p-Chlorophenylalanine (Cat. No. 0938).
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Pinto Brod et al (2016) Involvement of monoaminergic system in the antidepressant-like effect of (octylseleno)-xylofuranoside in the mouse tail suspension test. Prog.Neuropsychopharmacol.Biol.Psychiatry. 65 201. PMID: 26596986.
Wallace et al (2014) Vortioxetine restores reversal learning impaired by 5-HT depletion or chronic intermittent cold stress in rats. Int.J.Neuropsychopharmacol. 17 1695. PMID: 24852131.
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