Selective 5-HT1A receptor agonist that displays high intrinsic activity (Ki values are 0.4, 7.7 and 36 nM for 5-HT1A, 5-HT1D and D2 receptors respectively and > 1000 nM for 5-HT2, D1, α1 and α2 receptors). Produces hypothermia, hypotension and 5-HT behavioral syndrome following p.o. administration.
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Romero et al (1993) Novel 2-substituted tetrahydro-3H-benz[e]indolamines: highly potent and selective agonists acting at the 5-HT1A receptor as possible anxiolytics and antidepressants. J.Med.Chem. 36 2066 PMID: 8101876
McCall et al (1994) Characterization of U-92016A as a selective, orally active, high intrinsic activity 5-hydroxytryptamine1A agonist. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 271 875 PMID: 7965808
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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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