SKF 83959 hydrobromide

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Description: D1-like partial agonist
Chemical Name: 6-Chloro-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-3-methyl-1-(3-methylphenyl)-1H-3-benzazepine-7,8-diol
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (6)
Literature (4)

Biological Activity for SKF 83959 hydrobromide

SKF 83959 hydrobromide is a dopamine D1-like receptor partial agonist (Ki values are 1.18, 7.56, 920 and 399 nM for rat D1, D5, D2 and D3 receptors respectively). May act as an antagonist in vivo, producing anti-Parkinsonian effects and antagonizing the behavioral effects of cocaine. Shown to potentiate agonist binding of the σ1 receptor.

Technical Data for SKF 83959 hydrobromide

M. Wt 398.73
Formula C18H20ClNO2.HBr
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 67287-95-0
PubChem ID 11957685
Smiles Br.CN1CCC2=C(C=C(O)C(O)=C2Cl)C(C1)C1=CC(C)=CC=C1

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Solubility Data for SKF 83959 hydrobromide

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 15.89 50

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0.5 mM 5.02 mL 25.08 mL 50.16 mL
2.5 mM 1 mL 5.02 mL 10.03 mL
5 mM 0.5 mL 2.51 mL 5.02 mL
25 mM 0.1 mL 0.5 mL 1 mL

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References for SKF 83959 hydrobromide

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Platt et al (2000) Dissociation of cocaine-antagonist properties and motoric effects of the D1 receptor partial agonists SKF 83959 and SKF 77434. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 293 1017 PMID: 10869406

Cools et al (2002) SKF 83959 is an antagonist of DA D1-like receptors in the prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens: a key to its antiparkinsonian effect in animals? Neuropharmacology 42 237 PMID: 11804620

Neumeyer et al (2003) Receptor affinities of DA D1 receptor-selective novel phenylbenzazepines. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 474 137 PMID: 12921854

Guo et al (2013) SKF83959 is a potent allosteric modulator of sigma-1 receptor. Mol.Pharmacol. 83 577 PMID: 23295385

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6 Citations for SKF 83959 hydrobromide

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for SKF 83959 hydrobromide include:

Cassar et al (2015) A DA receptor contributes to paraquat-induced neurotoxicity in Drosophila. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 24 197 PMID: 25158689

Shen et al (2015) The DA D1-D2 receptor heteromer exerts a tonic inhibitory effect on the expression of amphetamine-induced locomotor sensitization. Br J Pharmacol 128 33 PMID: 25444866

Huang et al (2012) SKF83959, an agonist of phosphatidylinositol-linked D(1)-like receptors, promotes ERK1/2 activation and cell migration in cultured rat astrocytes. Nat Chem Biol 7 e49954 PMID: 23185493

Fuenzalida et al (2014) DA D1 and corticotrophin-releasing hormone type-2α receptors assemble into functionally interacting complexes in living cells. PLoS One 171 5650 PMID: 25073922

Perreault et al (2015) Regulation of c-fos expression by the DA D1-D2 receptor heteromer. Neuroscience 285 194 PMID: 25446350

Perreault et al (2013) A physiological role for the DA D5 receptor as a regulator of BDNF and Akt signalling in rodent prefrontal cortex. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 16 477 PMID: 22827965

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