Tomoxetine hydrochloride

Cat. No. 2011

Tomoxetine hydrochloride C17H21NO.HCl [82248-59-7]

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Alternative Names: Atomoxetine, LY 139603

Chemical Name: (R)-N-Methyl-γ-(2-methylphenoxy)-benzenepropanamine hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Potent and selective noradrenalin re-uptake inhibitor (Ki values are 5, 77 and 1451 nM for inhibition of radioligand binding to human NET, SERT and DAT respectively). Displays minimal affinity for a range of other neurotransmitter receptors and transporters (Ki > 1 μM). Antidepressant.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in water with gentle warming
>99 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Bymaster et al (2002) Atomoxetine increases extracellular levels of norepinephrine and dopamine in prefrontal cortex of rat: a potential mechanism for efficacy in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology 27 699. PMID: 12431845.

Wong et al (1982) A new inhibitor of norepinephrine uptake devoid of affinity for receptors in rat brain. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 222 61. PMID: 6123593.

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

Achterberg et al (2015) Methylphenidate and atomoxetine inhibit social play behavior through prefrontal and subcortical limbic mechanisms in rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 35 161. PMID: 25568111.

Conley et al (2015) Evaluation of AaDOP2 receptor antagonists reveals antidepressants and antipsychotics as novel lead molecules for control of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. J Neurosci 352 53. PMID: 25332454.

Finnema et al (2015) Amphetamine decreases α2C-adrenoceptor binding of [11C]ORM-13070: a PET study in the primate brain. Toxins (Basel) 18. PMID: 25522417.

Parker et al (2014) Atomoxetine reduces anticipatory responding in a 5-choice serial reaction time task for adult zebrafish. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 231 2671. PMID: 24481568.

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