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Description: D2-like antagonist; also high affinity 5-HT7 antagonist
Chemical Name: 1-[1-[4,4-Bis(4-fluorophenyl)butyl]-4-piperidinyl]-1,3-dihydro-2H-benzimidazol-2-one
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for Pimozide

Pimozide is a dopamine D2-receptor antagonist and antipsychotic which binds with very high affinity to the cloned rat 5-HT7 receptor (Ki = 0.5 nM).

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Technical Data for Pimozide

M. Wt 461.55
Formula C28H29F2N3O
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 2062-78-4
PubChem ID 16362
Smiles FC1=CC=C(C=C1)C(CCCN1CCC(CC1)N1C(=O)NC2=CC=CC=C12)C1=CC=C(F)C=C1

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Solubility Data for Pimozide

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 9.23 20

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.2 mM 10.83 mL 54.17 mL 108.33 mL
1 mM 2.17 mL 10.83 mL 21.67 mL
2 mM 1.08 mL 5.42 mL 10.83 mL
10 mM 0.22 mL 1.08 mL 2.17 mL

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References for Pimozide

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

Roth et al (1994) Binding of typical and atypical antipsychotic agents to 5-hydroxytryptamine-6 and 5-hydroxytryptamine-7 receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 268 1403 PMID: 7908055

Merck Index 12 7589

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Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Phillip Strange and revised by Kim Neve in 2013, this review summarizes the history of the dopamine receptors and provides an overview of individual receptor subtype properties, their distribution and identifies ligands which act at each receptor subtype. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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