5-HT2/5-HT7 receptor antagonist. Reduces stimulatory effect of serotonin on aldosterone secretion; also reduces 5-HT-induced cAMP formation (pKB = 8.26).
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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 395.54. 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||2.53 mL||12.64 mL||25.28 mL|
|5 mM||0.51 mL||2.53 mL||5.06 mL|
|10 mM||0.25 mL||1.26 mL||2.53 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.25 mL||0.51 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Cushing et al (1996) LY215840, a high-affinity 5-HT7 receptor ligand, blocks serotonin-induced relaxation in canine coronary artery. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 277 1560 PMID: 8667223
Lenglet et al (2002) Activation of 5-HT7 receptor in rat glomerulosa cells is associated with an increase in adenylyl cyclase activity and calcium influx through T-type calcium channels. Endocrinology 143 1748 PMID: 11956157
Louiset et al (2006) Expression of serotonin7 receptor and coupling of ectopic receptors to protein kinase A and ionic currents in adrenocorticotropin-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia causing Cushing's syndrome. J.Clin.Endocrinol.Metab. 91 4578 PMID: 16954157
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2 Citations for LY 215840
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for LY 215840 include:
Watts et al (2015) 5-HT is a potent relaxant in rat superior mesenteric veins. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3 e00103 PMID: 25692021
Chan et al (2015) Ergot Alkaloids (Re)generate New Leads as Antiparasitics. BMC Neurosci 9 e0004063 PMID: 26367744
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