Dihydroergotamine mesylate

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Description: α partial agonist; also D2-like partial agonist and 5-HT antagonist
Chemical Name: 9,10-Dihydro-12'-hydroxy-2'-methyl-5'-(phenylmethyl)ergotaman-3',6',18-trione mesylate
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for Dihydroergotamine mesylate

Dihydroergotamine mesylate is a partial α-adrenergic agonist. Partial D2 dopaminergic receptor agonist. Competitive 5-HT antagonist.

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Technical Data for Dihydroergotamine mesylate

M. Wt 679.79
Formula C33H37N5O5.CH3SO3H
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 6190-39-2
PubChem ID 71171
Smiles CS(=O)(O)=O.[H][C@]4([C@@]([H])3C[C@@H]([C@@](N[C@@]5(C)C(N([C@@]([H])(CC8=CC=CC=C8)C(N7[C@]([H])6CCC7)=O)[C@@]6(O)O5)=O)=O)CN4C)CC1=CNC2=C1C3=CC=C2

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Solubility Data for Dihydroergotamine mesylate

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 67.97 100

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 679.79. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.47 mL 7.36 mL 14.71 mL
5 mM 0.29 mL 1.47 mL 2.94 mL
10 mM 0.15 mL 0.74 mL 1.47 mL
50 mM 0.03 mL 0.15 mL 0.29 mL

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References for Dihydroergotamine mesylate

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

de Boer et al (1991) Carotid vascular effects of ergot. and dihydroergot. in the pig: no exclusive mediation via 5-HT1-like receptors. Br.J.Pharmacol. 104 183 PMID: 1664762

Doggrell et al (1992) Further analysis of the inhibitory effects of dihydroergotamine, cyprohept. and ketanserin on the responses of the rat aorta to 5-hydroxytryptamine. J.Auton.Pharmacol. 12 223 PMID: 1512277

Lesage et al (1998) Agonistic properties of alniditan, sumatr. and dihydroergot. on human 5-HT1B and 5-HT1D receptors expressed in various mammalian cell lines. Br.J.Pharmacol. 123 1655 PMID: 9605573

Villalon et al (1992) Effects of S9977 and dihydroergot. in an animal experimental model for migraine. Pharmacol.Res. 25 125 PMID: 1635891

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