Cat. No. 1955

Ritanserin C27H25F2N3OS [87051-43-2]

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Chemical Name: 6-[2-[4-[Bis(4-fluorophenyl)methylene]-1-piperidinyl]ethyl]-7-methyl-5H-thiazolo[3,2-a]pyrimidin-5-one

Biological Activity

Potent and long-acting 5-HT2 receptor antagonist (Ki = 0.39 nM). Anxiolytic in vivo.

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Watanabe et al (1992) Syntheses and 5-HT2 antagonist activity of bicyclic 1,2,4-triazol-3(2H)-one and 1,3,5-triazine-2,4(3H)-dione derivatives. J.Med.Chem. 35 189. PMID: 1732528.

Janssen (1985) Pharmacology of potent and selective S2-serotonergic antagonists. J.Cardiovasc.Pharmacol. 7 S2. PMID: 2412048.

Leysen et al (1985) Receptor-binding properties in vitro and in vivo of ritanserin. Mol.Pharmacol. 27 600. PMID: 2860558.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Ritanserin include:

Bracha et al (2013) The expression and role of serotonin receptor 5HTR2A in canine osteoblasts and an osteosarcoma cell line. Physiol Behav 9 251. PMID: 24330646.

Jahchan et al (2013) A drug repositioning approach identifies tricyclic antidepressants as inhibitors of small cell lung cancer and other neuroendocrine tumors. Cancer Discov 3 1364. PMID: 24078773.

Mondal et al (2013) Mechanism of ghrelin-induced gastric contractions in Suncus murinus (house musk shrew): involvement of intrinsic primary afferent neurons. PLoS One 8 e60365. PMID: 23565235.

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