Chlorpromazine hydrochloride

Discontinued Product

Chlorpromazine hydrochloride (Cat. No. 4097) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Cat.No. 4097 - Chlorpromazine hydrochloride | C17H19ClN2S.HCl | CAS No. 69-09-0
Description: Antipsychotic; D2 and H1 antagonist
Alternative Names: CPZ
Chemical Name: 2-Chloro-10-(3-dimethylaminopropyl)phenothiazine hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity

Dopamine receptor antagonist; reduces neurotransmitter binding. Inhibits nitric oxide synthesis in mouse brain cytosol. Also an antagonist of nAChR, histamine and 5-HT receptors. Displays growth-inhibitory effects on numerous tumor cell lines. Exhibits antipsychotic activity.

Technical Data

M. Wt 355.33
Formula C17H19ClN2S.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 69-09-0
Smiles ClC3=CC2=C(C=C3)SC1=CC=CC=C1N2CCCN(C)C.Cl

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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Martinez and Coleman (1990) A comparison of the effects of chlorprom. and more selective histamine and 5-hydroxytryptamine antagonists on human IgG synthesis in vitro. Int.J.Immunopharmacol. 12 185 PMID: 2329012

Eisenberg et al (2008) Differential interference of chlorprom. with the membrane interactions of oncogenic K-ras and its effects on cell growth. J.Biol.Chem. 283 27279 PMID: 18693247

Chiara et al (2009) [3H]chlorpromazine photolabeling of the Torpedo nicotinic acetylcholine receptor identifies two state-dependent binding sites in the ion channel. Biochemistry 48 10066 PMID: 19754159

Palacios et al (1993) Chlorpromazine inhibits both the constitutive nitric oxide synthase and the induction of nitric oxide synthase after LPS challenge. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comms. 196 280

Cohen et al (1997) Characterization of the discriminative stimulus produced by the DA antagonist tiapride. J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 283 573

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