Potent, selective 5-HT2C/2B receptor antagonist. pKi values are 6.4, 7.9 and 8.6 for 5-HT2A, 2B and 2C receptors respectively. Centrally active upon systemic administration in vivo.
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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 353.36. 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||2.83 mL||14.15 mL||28.3 mL|
|5 mM||0.57 mL||2.83 mL||5.66 mL|
|10 mM||0.28 mL||1.41 mL||2.83 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.28 mL||0.57 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Bristow et al (2000) Evidence for accelerated desensitisation of 5-HT2C receptors following combined treatment with fluoxetine and the 5-HT1A receptor antagonist, WAY 100,635, in the rat. Neuropharmacology 39 1222 PMID: 10760364
Bromidge et al (1998) Novel and selective 5-HT2C/2B receptor antagonists as potential anxiolytic agents: synthesis, quantitative structure-activity relationships, and molecular modeling of substituted 1-(3-pyridylcarbamoyl)indolines. J.Med.Chem. 41 1598 PMID: 9572885
Hutson et al (2000) Activation of mesolimbic dopamine function by phencyclidine is enhanced by 5-HT2C/2B receptor antagonists: neurochemical and behavioural studies. Neuropharmacology 39 2318 PMID: 10974315
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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.
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