Potent 5-HT2B/2C receptor antagonist (pKi values are 8.3, 7.66 and 6.77 for 5-HT2B, 5-HT2C and 5-HT2A respectively). Increases wakefulness and motor activity in rats. Orally active.
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|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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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 337.81. 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||2.96 mL||14.8 mL||29.6 mL|
|5 mM||0.59 mL||2.96 mL||5.92 mL|
|10 mM||0.3 mL||1.48 mL||2.96 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.3 mL||0.59 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Kennett et al (1998) Anxiolytic-like actions of BW 723C86 in the rat Vogel conflict test are 5-HT2B receptor mediated. Neuropharmacology 37 1603 PMID: 9886683
Reavill et al (1999) Attenuation of haloperidol-induced catalepsy by a 5-HT2C receptor antagonist. Br.J.Pharmacol. 126 572 PMID: 10188965
Kantor et al (2004) Increased wakefulness, motor activity and decreased theta activity after blockade of the 5-HT2B receptor by the subtype-selective antagonist SB-215505. Br.J.Pharmacol. 142 1332 PMID: 15265808
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5-HT Receptors Scientific Review
Written by Nicholas M. Barnes and John F. Neumaier, this review summarizes the various serotonin receptor subtypes and their importance in mediating the role of serotonin in numerous physiological and pharmacological processes. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.
Major depressive disorder is characterized by depressed mood and a loss of interest and/or pleasure. Updated in 2015 this poster highlights presynaptic and postsynaptic targets for the potential treatment of major depressive disorder, as well as outlining the pharmacology of currently approved antidepressant drugs.