Endogenous agonist at 5-HT receptors and endogenous substrate for 5-HT transporters. Neurotransmitter that has roles in regulation of mood, emesis, sexuality, sleep and appetite in vivo. Caged serotonin is also available (Cat.No. 3991).
|Storage||Desiccate 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 212.68. 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||4.7 mL||23.51 mL||47.02 mL|
|5 mM||0.94 mL||4.7 mL||9.4 mL|
|10 mM||0.47 mL||2.35 mL||4.7 mL|
|50 mM||0.09 mL||0.47 mL||0.94 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Barnes and Sharp (1999) A review of central 5-HT receptors and their function. Neuropharmacology 38 1083 PMID: 10462127
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11 Citations for Serotonin hydrochloride
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Serotonin hydrochloride include:
Matsui and Alvarez (2018) Cocaine Inhibition of Synaptic Transmission in the Ventral Pallidum Is Pathway-Specific and Mediated by Serotonin. Cell Rep 23 3852 PMID: 29949769
Szabo (2018) Immunomodulatory capacity of the serotonin receptor 5-HT2B in a subset of human dendritic cells. Sci Rep 8 1765 PMID: 29379077
Gerhold et al (2015) Pronociceptive and antinociceptive effects of buprenorphine in the spinal cord dorsal horn cover a dose range of four orders of magnitude. J Neurosci 35 9580 PMID: 26134641
Bracha et al (2013) The expression and role of serotonin receptor 5HTR2A in canine osteoblasts and an osteosarcoma cell line. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 9 251 PMID: 24330646
Robery et al (2011) Investigating the effect of emetic compounds on chemotaxis in Dictyostelium identifies a non-sentient model for bitter and hot tastant research. PLoS One 6 e24439 PMID: 21931717
Hooper et al (2016) Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor exposure constricts the mouse ductus arteriosus in utero. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 311 H572 PMID: 27371685
Rawls et al (2010) 5-HT1A-like receptor activation inhibits abstinence-induced methamphetamine withdrawal in planarians. Neurosci Lett 484 113 PMID: 20709144
Yang et al (2010) Activation of submucosal 5-HT(3) receptors elicits a somatostatin-dependent inhibition of ion secretion in rat colon. Br J Pharmacol 159 1623 PMID: 20233224
Bocchio et al (2015) Increased serotonin transporter expression reduces fear and recruitment of parvalbumin interneurons of the amygdala. Neuropsychopharmacology 40 3015 PMID: 26052039
Daftary et al (2012) Essential role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in the regulation of serotonin transmission in the basolateral amygdala. Neuroscience 224 125 PMID: 22917617
Haynes et al (2015) A single pair of neurons links sleep to memory consolidation in Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Vet Res 4 PMID: 25564731
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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.