Highly potent 5-HT1B receptor agonist (Ki values are 28, 150 and 1490 nM at 5-HT1B, 5-HT1A and 5-HT2 receptors respectively). Decreases central serotonin synthesis and attenuates aggressive behavior in vivo. Also acts as an antagonist at 5-HT3 receptors (Ki = 29.5 nM) and is brain penetrant.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Almeida and Miczek (2002) Aggression escalates by social instigation or by discontinuation of reinforcement ("frustration") in mice: inhibition by anpirtoline: a 5-HT1B receptor agonist. Neuropsychopharmacology 27 171 PMID: 12093591
Göthert et al (1995) 5HT3 receptor antagonism by anpirtoline, a mixed 5HT1 receptor agonist/5HT3 receptor antagonist. Br.J.Pharmacol. 114 269 PMID: 7881726
Swedberg et al (1992) D-16949 (anpirtoline): a novel serotonergic (5-HT1B) psychotherapeutic agent assessed by its discriminative effect in the rat. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 263 1015 PMID: 1335050
Watanabe et al (2006) Effects of anpirtoline on regional serotonin synthesis in the rat brain: an autoradiographic study. Nucl.Med.Biol. 33 325 PMID: 16631081
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Müller et al (2009) 5-hydroxytryptamine modulates migration, cytokine and chemokine release and T-cell priming capacity of dendritic cells in vitro and in vivo. PLoS One 4 e6453 PMID: 19649285
Carvalho-Dias (2017) Serotonin regulates prostate growth through androgen receptor modulation. Sci Rep 7 15428 PMID: 29133842
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5-HT Receptors Scientific Review
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