High affinity 5-HT2A receptor agonist (Ki values are 0.73 and 0.75 nM for rat and human receptors respectively). Potently stimulates IP3 accumulation in NIH3T3 cells stably expressing rat 5-HT2A receptors (EC50 = 36 nM). Induces head twitches and hypothermia in mice following i.p. adminitration.
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 353.05. 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||14.16 mL||28.32 mL|
|5 mM||0.57 mL||2.83 mL||5.66 mL|
|10 mM||0.28 mL||1.42 mL||2.83 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.28 mL||0.57 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
McLean et al (2006) 1-Aminomethylbenzocycloalkanes: conformationally restricted hallucinogenic phenethylamine analogues as functionally selective 5-HT2A receptor agonists. J.Med.Chem. 49 5794 PMID: 16970404
Fox et al (2010) The serotonin 5-HT2A receptor agonist TCB-2: a behavioral and neurophysiological analysis. Psychopharmacology 212 13 PMID: 19823806
Niebert et al (2011) Expression and function of serotonin 2A and 2B receptors in the mammalian respiratory network. PLoS One 6 e21395 PMID: 21789169
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Keywords: Potent high affinity 5-HT2A agonists Serotonin Receptors 5-HT2A Receptors
4 Citations for TCB-2
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for TCB-2 include:
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
Watts et al (2015) 5-HT is a potent relaxant in rat superior mesenteric veins. PLoS One 3 e00103 PMID: 25692021
Goda et al (2013) Serotonergic hallucinogens differentially modify gamma and high frequency oscillations in the rat nucleus accumbens. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 228 271 PMID: 23525524
Niebert et al (2011) Expression and function of serotonin 2A and 2B receptors in the mammalian respiratory network. EMBO Mol Med 6 e21395 PMID: 21789169
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