Cyproheptadine hydrochloride

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Cyproheptadine hydrochloride (Cat. No. 0996) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Cat.No. 0996 - Cyproheptadine hydrochloride | C21H21N.HCl | CAS No. 969-33-5
Description: 5-HT2 antagonist
Chemical Name: 4-(5H-Dibenzo[a,d]cyclohepten-5-ylidine)-methylpiperidine hydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity

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.

Technical Data

M. Wt 323.86
Formula C21H21N.HCl
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 969-33-5
PubChem ID 13770
Smiles Cl[H].CN1CC\C(CC1)=C1/C2=C(C=CC=C2)C=CC2=C1C=CC=C2

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2 Citations for Cyproheptadine hydrochloride

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Cyproheptadine hydrochloride include:

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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