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Biological Activity for Risperidone
Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic agent that displays 5-HT2A receptor antagonism. Also displays high affinity at D2 receptors (Ki values are 0.4 and 3.13 nM for 5-HT2A and D2 receptors respectively).
Deuterated analog also available.
Technical Data for Risperidone
|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.
Solubility Data for Risperidone
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Risperidone
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 410.48. 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|
|0.1 mM||24.36 mL||121.81 mL||243.62 mL|
|0.5 mM||4.87 mL||24.36 mL||48.72 mL|
|1 mM||2.44 mL||12.18 mL||24.36 mL|
|5 mM||0.49 mL||2.44 mL||4.87 mL|
References for Risperidone
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Leysen et al (1988) Biochemical profile of risperidone, a new antipsychotic. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 247 661 PMID: 2460616
Leysen et al (1994) Risperidone: a novel antipsychotic with balanced serotonin-DA antagonism, receptor occupancy profile, and pharmacologic activity. J.Clin.Psychiatry 55 5 PMID: 7520908
Stathis et al (1996) Risperidone: a novel antipsychotic with many "atypical" properties. Psychopharmacol. 127 181
Wang et al (2018) Structure of the D2 DA receptor bound to the atypical antipsychotic drug risperidone Nature 555 269 PMID: 29466326
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2 Citations for Risperidone
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Risperidone include:
Canfrán-Duque et al (2015) Curcumin Mitigates the Intracellular Lipid Deposit Induced by Antipsychotics In Vitro. Sci Rep 10 e0141829 PMID: 26517556
Kurita et al (2012) HDAC2 regulates atypical antipsychotic responses through the modulation of mGlu2 promoter activity. Nat Neurosci 15 1245 PMID: 22864611
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We found that risperidone treatment decreased hyperactivity of NF-kappa B p50 subunit KO mice, but had no effect on defective social interaction. Altogether, these data add complexity to a growing body of data, suggesting a link between dysregulation of the NF-kappa B pathway and neurodevelopmental disorders pathogenesis.
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