VUF 10166

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Cat.No. 4532 - VUF 10166 | C13H15ClN4 | CAS No. 155584-74-0
Description: High affinity 5-HT3 receptor antagonist
Chemical Name: 2-Chloro-3-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)quinoxaline
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

High affinity 5-HT3 receptor antagonist (IC50 values are 0.04 and 22 nM for human 5HT3A and 5-HT3AB receptors respectively). Exhibits partial agonist activity at 5-HT3A receptors at higher concentrations (EC50 = 5.2 μM). Also histamine H4 receptor antagonist (pKi = 6.64 in HEK cells).

Technical Data

M. Wt 262.74
Formula C13H15ClN4
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 155584-74-0
PubChem ID 24278976
Smiles ClC2=NC1=CC=CC=C1N=C2N3CCN(C)CC3

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 26.27 100
ethanol 26.27 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.81 mL 19.03 mL 38.06 mL
5 mM 0.76 mL 3.81 mL 7.61 mL
10 mM 0.38 mL 1.9 mL 3.81 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.38 mL 0.76 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Thompson et al (2012) VUF10166, a novel compound with differing activities at 5-HT3A and 5-HT3AB receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 341 350 PMID: 22306960

Smits et al (2008) Fragment based design of new H4 receptor-ligands with anti-inflammatory properties in vivo. J.Med.Chem. 51 2457 PMID: 18357976

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5-HT Receptors Scientific Review

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