Mixed 5-HT1/5-HT2 receptor antagonist.
|Storage||Store at RT|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|water||4.7||10mM with gentle warming|
|phosphate buffered saline||4.7||10mM with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 469.54. 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||2.13 mL||10.65 mL||21.3 mL|
|5 mM||0.43 mL||2.13 mL||4.26 mL|
|10 mM||0.21 mL||1.06 mL||2.13 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.21 mL||0.43 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Hoyer et al (1994) VII. International Union of Pharmacology classification of receptors for 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin). Pharmacol.Rev. 46 157 PMID: 7938165
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6 Citations for Methysergide maleate
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Methysergide maleate include:
Williams et al (2012) Reduced levels of serotonin 2A receptors underlie resistance of Egr3-deficient mice to locomotor suppression by clozapine. Neuropsychopharmacology 37 2285 PMID: 22692564
Moreno et al (2011) Maternal influenza viral infection causes schizophrenia-like alterations of 5-HT2A and mGlu2 receptors in the adult offspring. Hypertension 31 1863 PMID: 21289196
Murray et al (2010) Recovery of motoneuron and locomotor function after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in 5-HT2C receptors. Nat Med 16 694 PMID: 20512126
Dacks et al (2009) Serotonin modulates olfactory processing in the antennal lobe of Drosophila. J Neurosci 23 366 PMID: 19863268
Huang et al (2009) Autocrine and paracrine roles for ATP and serotonin in mouse taste buds. Neuron 29 13909 PMID: 19890001
González-Maeso et al (2007) Hallucinogens recruit specific cortical 5-HT(2A) receptor-mediated signaling pathways to affect behavior. J Neurosci 53 439 PMID: 17270739
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