U 92016A

Discontinued Product

U 92016A (Cat. No. 2739) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Selective 5-HT1A agonist
Chemical Name: (8R)-8-(Dipropylamino)-6,7,8,9-tetrahydro-3H-benz[e]indole-2-carbonitrile hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for U 92016A

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.

Technical Data for U 92016A

M. Wt 331.88
Formula C19H25N3.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 149654-41-1
Smiles CCCN(CCC)[C@@H]1CCC(C=CC3=C2C=C(C#N)N3)=C2C1.Cl

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References for U 92016A

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

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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Literature in this Area

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5-HT Receptors Scientific Review

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.

Depression Poster

Depression Poster

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.

Parkinson's Disease Poster

Parkinson's Disease Poster

Parkinson's disease (PD) causes chronic disability and is the second most common neurodegenerative condition. This poster outlines the neurobiology of the disease, as well as highlighting current therapeutic treatments for symptomatic PD, and emerging therapeutic strategies to delay PD onset and progression.