PD 168077 maleate

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Cat.No. 1065 - PD 168077 maleate | C20H22N4O.C4H4O4 | CAS No. 630117-19-0
Description: High affinity, selective D4 agonist
Chemical Name: N-(Methyl-4-(2-cyanophenyl)piperazinyl-3-methylbenzamide maleate
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (7)
Literature (4)

Biological Activity

A potent D4 dopamine receptor agonist (Ki = 8.7 nM) with > 400-fold selectivity over D2 and > 300-fold selectivity versus D3 subtypes respectively. Induces synaptic translocation of CaMK II to postsynaptic sites in cultured prefrontal cortical neurons. Centrally active in vivo.

Technical Data

M. Wt 450.49
Formula C20H22N4O.C4H4O4
Storage Desiccate at -20°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 630117-19-0
PubChem ID 11957665
Smiles OC(=O)\C=C/C(O)=O.CC1=CC(=CC=C1)C(=O)NCN1CCN(CC1)C1=C(C=CC=C1)C#N

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 45.05 100
ethanol 11.26 25

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.22 mL 11.1 mL 22.2 mL
5 mM 0.44 mL 2.22 mL 4.44 mL
10 mM 0.22 mL 1.11 mL 2.22 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.22 mL 0.44 mL

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

Clifford and Waddington (2000) Topographically based search for an "Ethogram" among a series of novel D4 DA receptor agonists and antagonists. Neuropsychopharmacology 22 538 PMID: 10731629

Glase et al (1997) Substituted [(4-phenylpiperazinyl)methyl]benzamides: selective DA D4 agonists. J.Med.Chem. 40 1771 PMID: 9191952

Gu et al (2006) Activation of DA D4 receptors induces synaptic translocation of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II in cultured prefrontal cortical neurons. Mol.Pharmacol. 69 813 PMID: 16365279

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7 Citations for PD 168077 maleate

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for PD 168077 maleate include:

Huang (2017) Neurochemical arguments for the use of DA D4 receptor stimulation to improve cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 157 16 PMID: 28455126

Chen et al (2015) Activation of D4 DA receptor decreases angiotensin II type 1 receptor expression in rat renal proximal tubule cells. J Biol Chem 65 153 PMID: 25368031

Guo (2017) DA D4 receptor activation restores CA1 LTP in hippocampal slices from aged mice. Aging Cell 16 1323 PMID: 28975698

Negrete-Díaz et al (2019) Pharmacological activation of dopamine D4 receptor modulates morphine-induced changes in the expression of GAD65/67 and GABAB receptors in the basal ganglia. Neuropharmacology 152 22 PMID: 30682345

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