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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.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|DMSO||8.96||20 with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 447.95. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|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|
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
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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
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
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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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