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5-HT2A receptor antagonist that also displays high affinity at D4 receptors (Ki values are 0.26, 2.93, 25, 38, 70 and 726 nM for 5-HT2A, D4, H1, α1, 5-HT1A and D2 receptors respectively). Inhibits inositol phosphate formation evoked by 5-HT in vitro (IC50 = 7.76 nM) and antagonizes mescaline-induced head twitches in vivo.
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 425.52. 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.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.35 mL||11.75 mL||23.5 mL|
|5 mM||0.47 mL||2.35 mL||4.7 mL|
|10 mM||0.24 mL||1.18 mL||2.35 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.24 mL||0.47 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Malleron et al (1991) Naphthosultam derivatives: a new class of potent and selective 5-HT2 antagonists. J.Med.Chem. 34 2477 PMID: 1908521
Doble et al (1992) Pharmacological characterization of RP 62203, a novel 5-hydroxytryptamine 5-HT2 receptor antagonist. Br.J.Pharmacol. 105 27 PMID: 1596688
Heuillet et al (1996) The naphtosultam derivative RP 62203 (fananserin) has high affinity for the DA D4 receptor. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 314 229 PMID: 8957240
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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.
Major depressive disorder is characterized by depressed mood and a loss of interest and/or pleasure. Updated in 2015 this poster highlights presynaptic and postsynaptic targets for the potential treatment of major depressive disorder, as well as outlining the pharmacology of currently approved antidepressant drugs.
Parkinson's disease (PD) causes chronic disability and is the second most common neurodegenerative condition. This poster outlines the neurobiology of the disease, as well as highlighting current therapeutic treatments for symptomatic PD, and emerging therapeutic strategies to delay PD onset and progression.