Pricing Availability   Qty
Cat.No. 0590 - Metergoline | C25H29N3O2 | CAS No. 17692-51-2
Description: 5-HT2 antagonist. Also 5-HT1 antagonist and 5-HT1D ligand. Has moderate affinity for 5-HT6 and high affinity for 5-HT7
Chemical Name: [(8β)-1,6-Dimethylergolin-8-yl)methyl]carbamic acid phenylmethyl ester
Citations (4)

Biological Activity

Antagonist at 5-HT1/5-HT2 with activity at 5-HT1D. Has moderate affinity for 5-HT6 and high affinity for 5-HT7.

Compound Libraries

Metergoline is also offered as part of the Tocriscreen Plus. Find out more about compound libraries available from Tocris.

Technical Data

M. Wt 403.52
Formula C25H29N3O2
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 17692-51-2
PubChem ID 28693
Smiles [H][C@](CNC(OCC5=CC=CC=C5)=O)1C[C@@](C2=CC=CC3=C2C(C4)=CN3C)([H])[C@]4([H])N(C1)C

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 40.35 100

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 403.52. 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 2.48 mL 12.39 mL 24.78 mL
5 mM 0.5 mL 2.48 mL 4.96 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.24 mL 2.48 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.5 mL

Molarity Calculator

Calculate the mass, volume, or concentration required for a solution.

*When preparing stock solutions always use the batch-specific molecular weight of the product found on the vial label and SDS / CoA (available online).

Reconstitution Calculator

The reconstitution calculator allows you to quickly calculate the volume of a reagent to reconstitute your vial. Simply enter the mass of reagent and the target concentration and the calculator will determine the rest.


Dilution Calculator

Calculate the dilution required to prepare a stock solution.


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

Aulakh et al (1992) Effects of various serotonin receptor subtype selective antagonists alone and on m-chlorophenylpiperazine-induced neuroendocrine changes in rats. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 263 588 PMID: 1432690

Bagdy et al (1992) Pharmacological characterization of serotonin receptor subtypes involved in vasopressin and plasma renin activity responses to serotonin agonists. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 210 285 PMID: 1535317

Miller et al (1992) Agonist activity of sumatriptan and metergoline at the human 5-HT1Dβ receptor in the action of sumatriptan. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 227 99 PMID: 1330643

If you know of a relevant reference for Metergoline, please let us know.

View Related Products by Product Action

View all Non-selective 5-HT2 Antagonists

Keywords: Metergoline, Metergoline supplier, moderate, affinity, 5-HT6, high, 5-HT7, 5-HT1, 5-HT2, antagonists, 5-HT1D, ligand, Serotonin, Receptors, 5-Hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT, Non-Selective, Non-selective, 0590, Tocris Bioscience

4 Citations for Metergoline

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

Woo et al (2007) Neuregulin-1 enhances depolarization-induced GABA release. Neuron 54 599 PMID: 17521572

Lee et al (2014) Metergoline inhibits the neuronal Nav1.2 voltage-dependent Na(+) channels expressed in Xenopus oocytes. Acta Pharmacol Sin 35 862 PMID: 24909513

Chan et al (2016) A Miniaturized Screen of a Schistosoma mansoni Serotonergic G Protein-Coupled Receptor Identifies Novel Classes of Parasite-Selective Inhibitors. PLoS Pathog 12 e1005651 PMID: 27187180

Wang (2017) Dezocine exhibits antihypersensitivity activities in neuropathy through spinal μ-opioid receptoractivation and norepinephrine reuptake inhibition. Sci Rep 7 43137 PMID: 28230181

Do you know of a great paper that uses Metergoline from Tocris? Please let us know.

Reviews for Metergoline

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review Metergoline and earn rewards!

Have you used Metergoline?

Submit a review and receive an Amazon gift card.

$50/€35/£30/$50CAN/¥300 Yuan/¥5000 Yen for first to review with an image

$25/€18/£15/$25CAN/¥75 Yuan/¥1250 Yen for a review with an image

$10/€7/£6/$10 CAD/¥70 Yuan/¥1110 Yen for a review without an image

Submit a Review

Literature in this Area

Tocris offers the following scientific literature in this area to showcase our products. We invite you to request* or download your copy today!

*Please note that Tocris will only send literature to established scientific business / institute addresses.


GPCR Product Listing

A collection of over 450 products for G protein-coupled receptors, the listing includes research tools for the study of:

  • Rhodopsin-like Receptors
  • Secretin-like Receptors
  • Glutamate Receptors
  • Frizzled Receptors
  • GPCR Signaling
5-HT Receptors

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.