Discontinued Product

Unfortunately 2-Iodo-N-butanoyl-5-methoxytryptamine (Cat. No. 0765) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Cat.No. 0765 - 2-Iodo-N-butanoyl-5-methoxytryptamine
Description: Potent, high affinity MT1/MT2 agonist
Alternative Names: 2-IbMT

Biological Activity

A potent full agonist at the melatonin receptor in melanophores (87-fold more potent than melatonin) with a considerable increase (34-fold) in affinity and potency in the chicken brain 2-[125I]-aMT binding site.

Technical Data

M. Wt 386.23
Storage Desiccate at +4°C

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 386.23. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.59 mL 12.95 mL 25.89 mL
5 mM 0.52 mL 2.59 mL 5.18 mL
10 mM 0.26 mL 1.29 mL 2.59 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.26 mL 0.52 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Sugden and Rowe (1994) 2-Iodo-N-butanoyl-5-methoxytryptamine: a potent melatonin receptor agonist. Pharmacol.Comm. 4 267 PMID:

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