Mesulergine hydrochloride

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Description: 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C antagonist; also D2-like partial agonist
Alternative Names: CU-32-085
Chemical Name: N'-[(8-α1,6-dimethylergolin-8-yl]-N,N-dimethylsulfamide hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Mesulergine hydrochloride

Mesulergine hydrochloride is a 5-HT2A and 2C receptor antagonist (pA2 values are 9.1 for each receptor) and D2-like dopamine receptor partial agonist (Ki = 8 nM). Displays antiprolactin and antiparkinsonian effects in vivo.

Technical Data for Mesulergine hydrochloride

M. Wt 398.95
Formula C18H26N4O2S.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 72786-12-0
PubChem ID 155746
Smiles CN2C1=CC=CC([C@]4([H])[C@@](N(C)C[C@@H](NS(=O)(N(C)C)=O)C4)([H])C3)=C1C3=C2.Cl

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Solubility Data for Mesulergine hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 39.9 100
water 1.99 5 with gentle warming

Preparing Stock Solutions for Mesulergine hydrochloride

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 398.95. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.51 mL 12.53 mL 25.07 mL
5 mM 0.5 mL 2.51 mL 5.01 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.25 mL 2.51 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.5 mL

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References for Mesulergine hydrochloride

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

Hoyer et al (1994) VII. International Union of Pharmacology classification of receptors for 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin). Pharmacol.Rev. 46 157 PMID: 7938165

Marko (1984) DA agonistic potency of two novel prolactin release-inhibiting ergolines. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 101 263 PMID: 6468500

Markstei (1983) Mesulergine and its 1,20-N,N-bidemethylated metabolite interact directly with D1- and D2-receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 95 101 PMID: 6230246

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2 Citations for Mesulergine hydrochloride

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

Moutkine et al (2017) Heterodimers of serotonin receptor subtypes 2 are driven by 5-HT2C protomers. J Biol Chem 292 6352 PMID: 28258217

Chan et al (2015) Ergot Alkaloids (Re)generate New Leads as Antiparasitics. Neurotoxicology 9 e0004063 PMID: 26367744

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Literature in this Area

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5-HT Receptors Scientific Review

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.

Depression Poster

Depression Poster

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 Poster

Parkinson's Disease Poster

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.