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Description: Selective D2-like agonist
Chemical Name: 4-[2-(Dipropylamino)ethyl]-1,3-dihydro-2H-indol-2-one hydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for Ropinirole

Ropinirole is a selective D2-like receptor agonist (D3 > D2 > D4). Causes biphasic spontaneous locomotor activity and contralateral circling in 6-OHDA-lesioned mice. Displays anti-Parkinsonian activity.

Technical Data for Ropinirole

M. Wt 296.84
Formula C16H24N2O.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 91374-20-8
PubChem ID 68727

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Solubility Data for Ropinirole

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 29.68 100
DMSO 14.84 50

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.37 mL 16.84 mL 33.69 mL
5 mM 0.67 mL 3.37 mL 6.74 mL
10 mM 0.34 mL 1.68 mL 3.37 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.34 mL 0.67 mL

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References for Ropinirole

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

Eden et al (1991) Preclinical pharmacology of ropin. (SK&F 101468-A) a novel DA D2 agonist. Pharmacol.Biochem.Behav. 38 147 PMID: 1673248

Tulloch (1997) Pharmacologic profile of ropinirole: a nonergoline DA agonist. Neurology 49 S58 PMID: 9222275

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1 Citation for Ropinirole

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Stefan et al (2021) New phosphosite-specific antibodies to unravel the role of GRK phosphorylation in dopamine D2 receptor regulation and signaling. Sci Rep 11 8288 PMID: 33859231

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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.

Parkinson's Disease Poster

Parkinson's Disease Poster

Parkinson's disease (PD) causes chronic disability and is the second most common neurodegenerative condition. This poster outlines the neurobiology of the disease, as well as highlighting current therapeutic treatments for symptomatic PD, and emerging therapeutic strategies to delay PD onset and progression.