5-HT2A receptor and dopamine D2 receptor antagonist (Ki values are 0.69 and 2.3 nM respectively). Also a potent histamine H1 receptor antagonist (IC50 = 8.0 nM). Atypical antipsychotic; exhibits antidepressive and anxiolytic effects in vivo.
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 331.86. 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||3.01 mL||15.07 mL||30.13 mL|
|5 mM||0.6 mL||3.01 mL||6.03 mL|
|10 mM||0.3 mL||1.51 mL||3.01 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.3 mL||0.6 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Herrick-Davis et al (2000) Inverse agonist activity of atypical antipsychotic drugs at human 5-hydroxytryptamine2C receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 295 226 PMID: 10991983
Yamamura et al (2009) Effects of zotepine on extracellular levels of monamine, GABA and glutamate in rat prefrontal cortex. Br.J.Pharmacol. 157 656 PMID: 19371334
Shobo et al (2010) Norzotepine, a major metabolite of zotepine, exerts atypical antipsychotic-like and antidepressant-like actions through its potent inhibition of norepinephrine reuptake. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 333 772 PMID: 20223878
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