Chlorpromazine hydrochloride

Cat. No. 4097 Datasheet / COA / SDS

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Unfortunately 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 No. 4097) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.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)

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 products' biological activity.

Martinez and Coleman (1990) A comparison of the effects of chlorpromazine 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 chlorpromazine 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 PMID:

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

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