Serotonin hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 3547 - Serotonin hydrochloride | C10H12N2O.HCl | CAS No. 153-98-0
Description: Endogenous 5-HT receptor agonist
Alternative Names: 5-Hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT
Chemical Name: 3-(2-Aminoethyl)-1H-indol-5-ol hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (7)

Biological Activity

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).

Technical Data

M. Wt 212.68
Formula C10H12N2O.HCl
Storage Desiccate at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 153-98-0
PubChem ID 160436
Smiles NCCC2=CNC1=CC=C(O)C=C12.Cl

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 21.27 100
water 21.27 100

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

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Barnes and Sharp (1999) A review of central 5-HT receptors and their function. Neuropharmacology 38 1083 PMID: 10462127

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7 Citations for Serotonin hydrochloride

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Serotonin hydrochloride include:

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

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

Bocchio et al (2015) Increased serotonin transporter expression reduces fear and recruitment of parvalbumin interneurons of the amygdala. Neuropsychopharmacology 40 3015 PMID: 26052039

Haynes et al (2015) A single pair of neurons links sleep to memory consolidation in Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Vet Res 4 PMID: 25564731

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

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

Rawls et al (2010) 5-HT1A-like receptor activation inhibits abstinence-induced methamphetamine withdrawal in planarians. Neurosci Lett 484 113 PMID: 20709144

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