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Biological Activity for Cisapride
Cisapride is a 5-HT4 receptor agonist and gastrokinetic agent. Stimulates intestinal acetylcholine release, possibly via 5-HT4 receptor-dependent and -independent mechanisms, leading to increased intestinal motility.
Compound Libraries for Cisapride
Technical Data for Cisapride
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Solubility Data for Cisapride
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Preparing Stock Solutions for Cisapride
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 465.95. 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||2.15 mL||10.73 mL||21.46 mL|
|5 mM||0.43 mL||2.15 mL||4.29 mL|
|10 mM||0.21 mL||1.07 mL||2.15 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.21 mL||0.43 mL|
References for Cisapride
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Briejer et al (1993) Cisapride and a structural analogue, R 76,186, are 5-hydroxytryptamine4 (5-HT4) receptor agonists on the guinea-pig colon ascendens. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 347 464 PMID: 8321323
Schuurkes et al (1985) Motor-stimulating properties of cisapride on isolated gastrointestinal preparations of the guinea pig. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 234 775 PMID: 3897516
Taniyama et al (1991) Cisapride stimulates motility of the intestine via the 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 258 1098 PMID: 1890614
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4 Citations for Cisapride
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Cisapride include:
Murray et al (2011) Polysynaptic excitatory postsynaptic potentials that trigger spasms after spinal cord injury in rats are inhibited by 5-HT1B and 5-HT1F receptors. J Neurophysiol 106 925 PMID: 21653728
Beattie et al (2011) The Pharmacology of TD-8954, a Potent and Selective 5-HT(4) Receptor Agonist with Gastrointestinal Prokinetic Properties. Front Pharmacol 2 25 PMID: 21687517
Xiang et al (2005) Modulation of spontaneous firing in rat subthalamic neurons by 5-HT receptor subtypes. J Neurophysiol 93 1145 PMID: 15738272
Padayatti et al (2013) A hybrid structural approach to analyze ligand binding by the serotonin type 4 receptor (5-HT4). Mol Cell Proteomics 12 1259 PMID: 23378516
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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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