Chemical Name: 6-Fluoro-3-[(1E)-2-(3-pyridinyl)ethenyl]-1H-indole
Biological Activity Potent and selective inhibitor of tryptophan 2,3-dioxygenase (TDO) (Ki = 51 nM). Exhibits no activity against indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase, monoamine oxidase A and B, 5-HT uptake or 5-HT1A, 1D, 2A and 2C receptors. Produces large increases in brain tryptophan and serotonin in vitro and in vivo in the rat.
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
Store at +4°C
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