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Discontinued ProductCyproheptadine hydrochloride (Cat. No. 0996) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Non-selective 5HT2 antagonist, migraine prophylactic. Also SETD7/9 inhibitor (IC50 = 1μM). Decreases expression and increases degradation of estrogen receptor (ER) α in breast tumor MCF7 cells. Inhibits growth of MCF7 xenografts in mice.
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Hoyer et al (1994) VII. International Union of Pharmacology classification of receptors for 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin). Pharmacol.Rev. 46 157 PMID: 7938165
Moran et al (1994) Inhibitory 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors involved in pressor effects obtained by stimulation of sympathetic outflow from spinal cord in pithed rats. Br.J.Pharmacol. 113 1358 PMID: 7889292
Takemoto et al (2016) Identification of cyprohept. as an inhibitor of SET domain containing lysine methyltransferase 7/9 (Set7/9) that regulates estrogen-dependent transcription. J.Med.Chem. 59 3650 PMID: 27088648
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Fouad et al (2010) Locomotion after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in serotonin receptors. J Neurophysiol 104 2975 PMID: 20861436
Murray et al (2010) Recovery of motoneuron and locomotor function after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in 5-HT2C receptors. Nat Med 16 694 PMID: 20512126
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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.