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Description: Competitive melatonin MT1/MT2 antagonist
Chemical Name: N-Acetyl-2-benzyltryptamine
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (16)
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Biological Activity for Luzindole

Luzindole is a melatonin antagonist.

Technical Data for Luzindole

M. Wt 292.38
Formula C19H20N2O
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 117946-91-5
PubChem ID 122162
Smiles CC(=O)NCCC1=C(CC2=CC=CC=C2)NC2=CC=CC=C12

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Solubility Data for Luzindole

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 29.24 100
ethanol 29.24 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.42 mL 17.1 mL 34.2 mL
5 mM 0.68 mL 3.42 mL 6.84 mL
10 mM 0.34 mL 1.71 mL 3.42 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.34 mL 0.68 mL

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References for Luzindole

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

Dubocovich (1988) Luzindole (N-0774): a novel melatonin receptor antagonist. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 246 902 PMID: 2843633

Dubocovich et al (1990) Anti-depressant-like activity of the melatonin receptor antagonist, luzindole (N-0774), in mouse behavioural despair test. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 182 313 PMID: 2168835

Dubocovich (1995) Melatonin receptors: are there multiple subtypes? TiPS 16 50 PMID: 7762083

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16 Citations for Luzindole

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

Chen et al (2014) Antinociceptive effects of novel melatonin receptor agonists in mouse models of abdominal pain. J Clin Invest 20 1298 PMID: 24574803

Roy et al (2001) Cyclical regulation of GnRH gene expression in GT1-7 GnRH-Secr.g neurons by melatonin. World J Gastroenterol 142 4711 PMID: 11606436

Sjöblom et al (2001) Peripheral melatonin mediates neural stimulation of duodenal mucosal bicarbonate secretion. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 108 625 PMID: 11518737

Letra-Vilela et al (2016) Distinct roles of N-acetyl and 5-methoxy groups in the antiproliferative and neuroprotective effects of melatonin Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 434 238 PMID: 27402602

Baba et al (2013) Heteromeric MT1/MT2 melatonin receptors modulate photoreceptor function. Sci Signal 6 ra89 PMID: 24106342

Faria et al (2013) Melatonin acts through MT1/MT2 receptors to activate hypothalamic Akt and suppress hepatic gluconeogenesis in rats. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 305 E230 PMID: 23695212

Savinainen et al (2005) Identification of WIN55212-3 as a competitive neutral antagonist of the human cannabinoid CB2 receptor. Br J Pharmacol 145 636 PMID: 15852035

Hou et al (2017) Homeostatic Plasticity Mediated by Rod-Cone Gap Junction Coupling in Retinal Degenerative Dystrophic RCS Rats. Front Cell Neurosci 11 98 PMID: 28473754

Cecon et al (2015) Amyloid β peptide directly impairs pineal gland melatonin synthesis and melatonin receptor signaling through the ERK pathway. FASEB J 29 2566 PMID: 25757565

Silva et al (2007) Melatonin inhibits nitric oxide production by microvascular endothelial cells in vivo and in vitro. Br J Pharmacol 151 195 PMID: 17375079

Legros et al (2014) Melatonin MT1 and MT2 receptors display different molecular pharmacologies only in the G-protein coupled state. Br J Pharmacol 171 186 PMID: 24117008

Nishiyama and Hirai (2014) The melatonin agonist rame. induces duration-dependent clock gene expression through cAMP signaling in pancreatic INS-1 β-cells. PLoS One 9 e102073 PMID: 25013953

Muxel et al (2013) NF-κB drives the synthesis of melatonin in RAW 264.7 macrophages by inducing the transcription of the arylalkylamine-N-acetyltransferase (AA-NAT) gene. Endocrinology 7 e52010 PMID: 23284853

Kojima et al (2011) Melatonin inhibits tachykinin NK2 receptor-triggered 5-HT release from guinea pig isolated colonic mucosa. Br J Pharmacol 162 1179 PMID: 21091649

Mickle et al (2010) Antinociceptive effects of melatonin in a rat model of post-inflammatory visceral hyperalgesia: a centrally mediated process. Pain 149 555 PMID: 20413219

Tunstall et al (2011) MT2 receptors mediate the inhibitory effects of melatonin on nitric oxide-induced relaxation of porcine isolated coronary arteries. J Neuroinflammation 336 127 PMID: 20959363

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Good MT1/MT2 agoinst.
By Kishor Pant on 11/30/2022
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Human
Cell Line/Tissue: HepG2, and Huh,

It is a good MT1/MT2 agonist. Can activate cAMP and its downstream targets. Used at 10 uM concentration

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