SB 206553 hydrochloride
Potent and selective 5-HT2B/5-HT2C receptor antagonist (rat 5-HT2B pA2 = 8.89, human 5-HT2C pKi = 7.92). Displays > 80-fold selectivity over all other 5-HT receptor subtypes and a variety of other receptors (pKi < 6). Centrally active following oral administration in vivo.
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|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 328.8. 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||3.04 mL||15.21 mL||30.41 mL|
|5 mM||0.61 mL||3.04 mL||6.08 mL|
|10 mM||0.3 mL||1.52 mL||3.04 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.3 mL||0.61 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Forbes et al (1995) 5-Methyl-1-(3-pyridylcarbamoyl)-1,2,3,5-tetrahydropyrrolo[2,3-f]indole: a novel 5-HT2C/5-HT2B receptor antagonist with improved affinity, selectivity and oral activity. J.Med.Chem. 38 2524 PMID: 7629791
Kennett et al (1996) In vitro and in vivo profile of SB 206553, a potent 5-HT2C/5-HT2B receptor antagonist with anxiolytic-like properties. Br.J.Pharmacol. 117 427 PMID: 8821530
Porras et al (2002) 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C/2B receptor subtypes modulate dopamine release induced in vivo by amphetamine and morphine in both the rat nucleus accumbens and striatum. Neuropsychopharmacology 26 311 PMID: 11850146
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6 Citations for SB 206553 hydrochloride
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Fouad et al (2010) Locomotion after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in serotonin receptors. J Neurophysiol 104 2975 PMID: 20861436
Canal et al (2010) The serotonin 2C receptor potently modulates the head-twitch response in mice induced by a phenethylamine hallucinogen. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 209 163 PMID: 20165943
Murray et al (2010) Recovery of motoneuron and locomotor function after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in 5-HT2C receptors. Nat Med 16 694 PMID: 20512126
Li et al (2014) Synthesis, transport, and metabolism of serotonin formed from exogenously applied 5-HTP after spinal cord injury in rats. J Neurophysiol 111 145 PMID: 24068759
Bigford et al (2012) 5-Hydroxytryptamine 5HT2C receptors form a protein complex with N-methyl-D-aspartate GluN2A subunits and activate phosphorylation of Src protein to modulate motoneuronal depolarization. J Biol Chem 287 11049 PMID: 22291020
Delaney et al (2011) Pulmonary vascular effects of serotonin and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the late-gestation ovine fetus. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 301 L937 PMID: 21908589
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