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Classic 5-HT1A partial agonist with relatively high affinity (Ki = 9.3 - 29.5 nM). A clinically effective anxiolytic.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
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Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 421.97. 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|
|1 mM||2.37 mL||11.85 mL||23.7 mL|
|5 mM||0.47 mL||2.37 mL||4.74 mL|
|10 mM||0.24 mL||1.18 mL||2.37 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.24 mL||0.47 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Cao and Rodgers (1997) Comparative behavioural profiles of busp. and its metabolite 1-(2-pyrimidinyl)-piperazine (1-PP) in the murine elevated plus-maze. Neuropharmacology 36 1089 PMID: 9294974
Goa and Ward (1986) Buspirone - a preliminary review on its pharmacological properties and therapeutic efficacy as an anxiolytic. Drugs 32 114 PMID: 2874976
Gobert et al (1999) Buspirone modulates basal and fluoxetine-stimulated dialysate levels of DA, noradrenaline and serotonin in the frontal cortex of freely moving rats: activation of serotonin1A receptors and blockade of α2-adrenoceptors underlie i Neuroscience 93 1251 PMID: 10501449
Merck Index 12 1528
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4 Citations for Buspirone hydrochloride
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Gadgaard & Jensen (2020) Functional characterization of 5-HT1A and 5-HT1B serotonin receptor signaling through G-protein-activated inwardly rectifying K+ channels in a fluorescence-based membrane potential assay. Biochem Pharmacol 175 PMID: 32088264
Gutierrez et al (2019) Endothelin neurotransmitter signalling controls zebrafish social behaviour. Sci Rep 9 3040 PMID: 30816294
Norton and Gutiérrez (2019) The three-spined stickleback as a model for behavioural neuroscience. PLoS One 14 e0213320 PMID: 30913214
Garavaglia et al (2010) Adaptation of NS cells growth and differentiation to high-throughput screening-compatible plates. BMC Neurosci 11 7 PMID: 20085655
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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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