DOB hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 2863 - DOB hydrochloride | C11H16BrNO2.HCl | CAS No. 29705-96-2
Description: Selective 5-HT2 agonist
Alternative Names: 2,5-Dimethoxy-4-bromoamphetamine hydrochloride
Chemical Name: 4-Bromo-2,5-dimethoxy-α-methylbenzeneethanamine hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Selective 5-HT2 receptor agonist (Ki values are 0.44, 59, 69, 831 and 3700 nM for 5-HT2H, 5-HT2L, 5-HT2C, 5-HT1B and 5-HT1A receptors respectively). Hallucinogenic.

Technical Data

M. Wt 310.62
Formula C11H16BrNO2.HCl
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 29705-96-2
PubChem ID 12626562
Smiles BrC1=C(OC)C=C(CC(C)N)C(OC)=C1.Cl

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 31.06 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.22 mL 16.1 mL 32.19 mL
5 mM 0.64 mL 3.22 mL 6.44 mL
10 mM 0.32 mL 1.61 mL 3.22 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.32 mL 0.64 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Titiler et al (1987) Selectivity of serotonergic drugs for multiple brain serotonin receptors. Biochem.Pharmacol. 36 3265 PMID: 3663239

Arvanov et al (1999) A pre- and postsynaptic modulatory action of 5-HT and the 5-HT2A,2C receptor agonist DOB on NMDA-evoked responses in the rat medial prefrontal cortex. Eur.J.Neurosci. 11 2917 PMID: 10457188

McKenna et al (1989) Differentiation of 5-hydroxytryptamine2 receptor subtypes using 125I-R-(-)2,5-dimethoxy-4-iodo-phenylisopropylamine and 3H-ketanserin. J.Neurosci. 10 3482 PMID:

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