Non-selective serotonin receptor agonist. Active metabolite of psilocybin; hallucinogen.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 204.27. 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||4.9 mL||24.48 mL||48.95 mL|
|5 mM||0.98 mL||4.9 mL||9.79 mL|
|10 mM||0.49 mL||2.45 mL||4.9 mL|
|50 mM||0.1 mL||0.49 mL||0.98 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Almaula et al (1996) Contribution of a helix 5 locus to selectivity of hallucinogenic and nonhallucinogenic ligands for the human 5-hydroxytryptamine2A and 5-hydroxytryptamine2C receptors: direct and indirect effects on ligand affinity mediated by the sa Mol.Pharmacol. 50 34 PMID: 8700116
Lee and Roth (2012) Hallucinogen actions on human brain revealed. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 109 1820 PMID: 22308478
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