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MK 212 hydrochloride
Biological Activity for MK 212 hydrochloride
MK 212 hydrochloride is a 5-HT receptor agonist; displays selectivity for 5-HT2C over 5-HT2A (IC50 values are 0.028 and 0.42 μM for human 5-HT2C and 5-HT2A receptors expressed in HEK293 cells respectively).
Technical Data for MK 212 hydrochloride
|Storage||Store at RT|
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 for MK 212 hydrochloride
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|water||11.76||50 with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions for MK 212 hydrochloride
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 235.12. 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||8.51 mL||42.53 mL||85.06 mL|
|2.5 mM||1.7 mL||8.51 mL||17.01 mL|
|5 mM||0.85 mL||4.25 mL||8.51 mL|
|25 mM||0.17 mL||0.85 mL||1.7 mL|
Product Datasheets for MK 212 hydrochloride
References for MK 212 hydrochloride
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Conn and Sanders-Bush (1987) Relative efficacies of piperazines at the phosphoinositide hydrolysis-linked serotonergic (5-HT2 and 5-HT1C) receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 242 552 PMID: 3039120
Hemrick-Luecke and Fuller (1996) Involvement of 5-HT2A receptors in the elevation of rat serum corticosterone concentration by quipazine and MK-212. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 311 207 PMID: 8891601
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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6 Citations for MK 212 hydrochloride
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MK 212 hydrochloride include:
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
Bigford et al (2012) 5-Hydroxytryptamine 5HT2C receptors form a protein complex with N-MthD.-aspartate GluN2A subunits and activate phosphorylation of Src protein to modulate motoneuronal depolarization. J Biol Chem 287 11049 PMID: 22291020
Murray et al (2011) Polysynaptic excitatory postsynaptic potentials that trigger spasms after spinal cord injury in rats are inhibited by 5-HT1B and 5-HT1F receptors. J Neurophysiol 106 925 PMID: 21653728
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
Kawahara et al (2008) Dysregulated editing of serotonin 2C receptor mRNAs results in energy dissipation and loss of fat mass. J Neurosci 28 12834 PMID: 19036977
Yu and Yamaguchi (2010) Endogenous serotonin acts on 5-HT2C-like receptors in key vocal areas of the brain stem to initiate vocalizations in Xenopus laevis. J Biomed Sci 103 648 PMID: 19955293
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