Potent and selective 5-HT2A antagonist (IC50 values are 5.8 and 120 and >100 nM for 5-HT2A, 5-HT2B and 5-HT2C, respectively). Attenuates cocaine-induced hyperactivity. Increases dopamine (DA) release in rat medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC); potentiates haloperidol-induced DA release in the mPFC and nucleus accumbens.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 386.42. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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||2.59 mL||12.94 mL||25.88 mL|
|5 mM||0.52 mL||2.59 mL||5.18 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.29 mL||2.59 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.52 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Yadav et al (2011) Antagonist functional selectivity: 5-HT2A serotonin receptor antagonists differentially regulate 5-HT2A receptor protein level in vivo. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 339 99 PMID: 21737536
Filip et al (2004) Contribution of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) 5-HT2 receptor subtypes to the hyperlocomotor effects of cocaine: acute and chronic pharmacological analyses. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 310 1246 PMID: 15131246
Bonaccorso et al (2002) SR46349-B, a 5-HT(2A/2C) receptor antagonist, potentiates haloperidol-induced dopamine release in rat medial prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens. Neuropsychopharmacology. 27 430 PMID: 12225700
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