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Orally active 5-HT2A receptor antagonist; displays selectivity for 5-HT2A receptors over 5-HT2C receptors (Ki values are 0.54, 2.5, 81.6 and ~10,000 nM at rabbit 5-HT2A, human 5-HT2A, rabbit 5-HT2C and human 5-HT2C receptors respectively).
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 295.42. 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|
|0.5 mM||6.77 mL||33.85 mL||67.7 mL|
|2.5 mM||1.35 mL||6.77 mL||13.54 mL|
|5 mM||0.68 mL||3.39 mL||6.77 mL|
|25 mM||0.14 mL||0.68 mL||1.35 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Aloyo and Harvey (2000) Antagonist binding at 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors in the rabbit: high correlation with the profile for the human receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 406 163 PMID: 11020478
Dudley et al (1988) Pharmacological effects of MDL 11,939: a selective, centrally acting antagonist of 5-HT2 receptors. Drug Dev.Res. 13 29
Jensen et al (2013) Design, synthesis, and pharmacological characterization of N- and O-substituted 5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4H-isoxazolo[4,5-dazepin-3-ol analogues: novel 5-HT2A/5-HT2C receptor agonists with pro-cognitive J.Med.Chem. 56 1211 PMID: 23301527
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7 Citations for MDL 11,939
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Williams et al (2012) Reduced levels of serotonin 2A receptors underlie resistance of Egr3-deficient mice to locomotor suppression by cloz. Neuropsychopharmacology 37 2285 PMID: 22692564
Halberstadt and Geyer (2010) LSD but not lisuride disrupts prepulse inhibition in rats by activating the 5-HT(2A) receptor. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 208 179 PMID: 19937319
Hodges et al (2009) Transgenic mice lacking serotonin neurons have severe apnea and high mortality during development. J Neurosci 29 10341 PMID: 19692608
Goda et al (2013) Serotonergic hallucinogens differentially modify gamma and high frequency oscillations in the rat nucleus accumbens. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 228 271 PMID: 23525524
Ptak et al (2009) Raphé neurons stimulate respiratory circuit activity by multiple mechanisms via endogenously released serotonin and substance P. Biomol Ther (Seoul) 29 3720 PMID: 19321769
Corcoran et al (2014) Dual effects of 5-HT(1a) receptor activation on breathing in neonatal mice. J Neurosci 34 51 PMID: 24381267
Yu and Yamaguchi (2009) 5-HT2C-like receptors in the brain of Xenopus laevis initiate sex-typical fictive vocalizations. J Neurophysiol 102 752 PMID: 19474172
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We used MDL for in vivo infusion at different regions of the brain. It works very well. It is very stable and easy to dissolve and not sticky which make it easy to infuse.
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