Dopamine D2 autoreceptor agonist, with affinity for D3, D4 and 5-HT1 receptors (pKi values are 8.55, 8.93, 8.23, 9.42, 6.00 and 7.05 for human D2, D3, D4, 5-HT1A, 5-HT1B and 5-HT1D receptors). Inhibits 5-HT uptake and is antidepressant in vivo.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|DMSO||19.15||50mM with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 382.93. 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||2.61 mL||13.06 mL||26.11 mL|
|5 mM||0.52 mL||2.61 mL||5.22 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.31 mL||2.61 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.52 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Bartoszyk et al (1996) Roxindole: psychopharmacological profile of a dopamine D2 autoreceptor agonist. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 276 41 PMID: 8558454
Newman-Tancredi et al (1999) Actions of roxindole at recombinant human dopamine D2, D3 and D4 and serotonin 5-HT1A, 5-HT1B and 5-HT1D receptors. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 359 447 PMID: 10431754
Seyfried et al (1989) Biochemical and functional studies on EMD 49980: a potent, selectively presynaptic D-2 dopamine agonist with actions on serotonin systems. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 160 31 PMID: 2565817
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