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Discontinued ProductPNU 109291 (Cat. No. 2556) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Biological Activity for PNU 109291
Potent and selective 5-HT1D receptor agonist that displays > 600-fold selectivity over 5-HT1A and 5-HT2A receptors and no activity at 5-HT1B, 5-HT1E, 5-HT2B, 5-HT2C, 5-HT6 and 5-HT7 receptors. Reduces dural plasma extravasation evoked by trigeminal ganglion stimulation.
Technical Data for PNU 109291
|Storage||Store at +4°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.
References for PNU 109291
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Ennis et al (1998) Isochroman-6-carboxamides as highly selective 5-HT1D agonists: potential new treatment for migraine without cardiovascular side effects. J.Med.Chem. 41 2180 PMID: 9632349
Bhattacharya et al (2004) 5-Hydroxytryptamine1B receptor-mediated contraction of rabbit saphenous vein and basilar artery: role of vascular endothelium. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 309 825 PMID: 14724223
Cutrer et al (1999) Effects of PNU-109,291, a selective 5-HT1D receptor agonist, on electrically induced dural plasma extravasation and capsaicin-evoked c-fos immunoreactivity within trigeminal nucleus caudalis. Neuropharmacology 38 1043 PMID: 10428423
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1 Citation for PNU 109291
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for PNU 109291 include:
Watts et al (2015) 5-HT is a potent relaxant in rat superior mesenteric veins. J Mol Neurosci 3 e00103 PMID: 25692021
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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.