Altanserin hydrochloride

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Description: 5-HT2A receptor antagonist
Chemical Name: 3-[2-[4-(4-Fluorobenzoyl)-1-piperidinyl]ethyl]-2,3-dihydro-2-thioxo-4(1H)-quinazolinone hydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Altanserin hydrochloride

Altanserin hydrochloride is a potent and selective 5-HT2A receptor antagonist (Ki values are 0.13, 4.55, 40, 62 and 1570 nM at 5-HT2A, α1, 5-HT2C, D2 and 5-HT1A respectively). Centrally active following systemic administration in vivo.

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Technical Data for Altanserin hydrochloride

M. Wt 447.95
Formula C22H22FN3O2S.HCl
Storage Desiccate at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1135280-78-2
PubChem ID 24978536
Smiles Cl.FC1=CC=C(C=C1)C(=O)C1CCN(CCN2C(=S)NC3=CC=CC=C3C2=O)CC1

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Solubility Data for Altanserin hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 8.96 20 with gentle warming

Preparing Stock Solutions for Altanserin hydrochloride

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.2 mM 11.16 mL 55.81 mL 111.62 mL
1 mM 2.23 mL 11.16 mL 22.32 mL
2 mM 1.12 mL 5.58 mL 11.16 mL
10 mM 0.22 mL 1.12 mL 2.23 mL

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References for Altanserin hydrochloride

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Herth et al (2009) Synthesis and in vitro affinities of various MDL 100907 derivatives as potential 18F-radioligands for 5-HT2A receptor imaging with PET. Bioorg.Med.Chem. 17 2989 PMID: 19329329

Kennett et al (1994) Evidence that 5-HT2C receptor antagonists are anxiolytic in the rat Geller-Seifter model of anxiety. Psychopharmacology 114 90 PMID: 7846211

Koenig et al (1987) Stimulation of corticosterone and β-endorphin secretion in the rat by selective 5-HT receptor subtype activation. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 137 1 PMID: 2956114

Sietnick (1985) Involvement of 5-HT2 receptors in the LSD- and L-5-HTP-induced suppression of lordotic behavior in the female rat. J.Neural Transm. 61 65 PMID: 3872342

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2 Citations for Altanserin hydrochloride

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

Niebert et al (2011) Expression and function of serotonin 2A and 2B receptors in the mammalian respiratory network. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 6 e21395 PMID: 21789169

Yu and Yamaguchi (2009) 5-HT2C-like receptors in the brain of Xenopus laevis initiate sex-typical fictive vocalizations. J Neurophysiol 102 752 PMID: 19474172

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Literature in this Area

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5-HT Receptors Scientific Review

5-HT Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Nicholas M. Barnes and John F. Neumaier, this review summarizes the various serotonin receptor subtypes and their importance in mediating the role of serotonin in numerous physiological and pharmacological processes. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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