Inhibitor of serotonin and noradrenaline uptake; also activates α2A-adrenoceptors and antagonizes 5-HT2 receptors. Displays antinociceptive activity. Tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). Also a TrkA/B agonist. Induces neurite outgrowth in PC12 cells.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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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 313.86. 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||3.19 mL||15.93 mL||31.86 mL|
|5 mM||0.64 mL||3.19 mL||6.37 mL|
|10 mM||0.32 mL||1.59 mL||3.19 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.32 mL||0.64 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Merck Index 12 85
Sanchez and Hyttel (1999) Comparison of the effects of antidepressants and their metabolites on reuptake of biogenic amines and on receptor binding. Cell.Mol.Neurobiol. 19 467 PMID: 10379421
Ghelardini et al (2000) Antinociception induced by amitriptyline and imipramine is mediated by α2A-adrenoceptors. Jpn.J.Pharmacol. 82 130 PMID: 10877531
Sawynok et al (2001) Antidepressants as analgesics: an overview of central and peripheral mechanisms of action. J.Psychiatry Neurosci. 26 21 PMID: 11212590
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