5-HT2B receptor selective agonist with pKi values of 8.4, 6.1 and 7.3 at 5-HT2B, 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors respectively.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 306.32. 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||3.26 mL||16.32 mL||32.65 mL|
|5 mM||0.65 mL||3.26 mL||6.53 mL|
|10 mM||0.33 mL||1.63 mL||3.26 mL|
|50 mM||0.07 mL||0.33 mL||0.65 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Baxter et al (1995) 5-HT2 receptor subtypes: a family re-united? TiPS 16 105 PMID: 7792930
Richardson et al (1985) Identification of serotonin M-receptor sub-types and their specific blockade by a new class of drugs. Nature 316 126 PMID: 3839291
Wilson et al (1990) 5-Hydroxytryptamine3 receptors mediate tachycardia in conscious instrumented dogs. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 252 683 PMID: 1968974
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Coulon et al (2011) Activity Modes in Thalamocortical Relay Neurons are Modulated by G(q)/G(11) Family G-proteins - Serotonergic and Glutamatergic Signaling. Front Cell Neurosci 4 132 PMID: 21267426
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5-HT Receptors Scientific Review
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