Novel psychopharmacologic agent. Displays antagonist activity at 5-HT, dopamine, noradrenalin and histamine receptor subtypes (pKi values are 8.60, 8.40, 10.15, 9.75, 10.46, 8.84, 9.60, 9.94, 8.85, 8.90, 8.84, 9.38, 8.95, 8.93, 8.9, 9.49, 8.91, 9.00 and 8.21 for 5-HT1A, 5-HT1B, 5-HT2A, 5-HT2B, 5-HT2C, 5-HT5A, 5-HT6, 5-HT7, D1, D2L, D2S, D3, D4, α1A, α2A, α2B, α2C, H1 and H2 receptors respectively). Displays no appreciable affinity for muscarinic receptors. Exhibits potent activity in animal models predictive of antipsychotic efficacy.
|Storage||Store at +4°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 401.84. 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||2.49 mL||12.44 mL||24.89 mL|
|5 mM||0.5 mL||2.49 mL||4.98 mL|
|10 mM||0.25 mL||1.24 mL||2.49 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.25 mL||0.5 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Shahid et al (2009) Asenapine: a novel psychopharmacologic agent with a unique human receptor signature. J.Psychopharmacol. 23 65 PMID: 18308814
Meltzer et al (2009) Asenapine. Nat.Rev.Drug Discov. 8 843 PMID: 19876039
Marston et al (2009) Asenapine effects in animal models of psychosis and cognitive function. Psychopharmacol. 206 699
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Gerhold et al (2015) Pronociceptive and Antinociceptive Effects of Buprenorphine in the Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn Cover a Dose Range of Four Orders of Magnitude. J Neurosci 35 9580 PMID: 26134641
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5-HT Receptors Scientific Review
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Major depressive disorder is characterized by depressed mood and a loss of interest and/or pleasure. Updated in 2015 this poster highlights presynaptic and postsynaptic targets for the potential treatment of major depressive disorder, as well as outlining the pharmacology of currently approved antidepressant drugs.