Catalog Number: 0927
Chemical Name: N-Methyl-3-[(4-trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]-3-phenylpropylamine hydrochloride
Biological Activity

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Binds to the human 5-HT transporter with a Ki of 0.9 nmol/l and is between 150- and 900- fold selective over 5-HT1A, 5-HT2A, H1, α1, α2-adrenergic, and muscarinic receptors. Antidepressant. Induces differentiation of neuronal precursors, enhancing neuronal characteristics.

Deuterated analog also available.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in water
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    Store at RT
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Sold with the permission of Eli Lilly and Company
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Background References
  1. Fluoxetine selectively alters 5-hydroxytryptamine1A and γ-aminobutyric acidB receptor-mediated hyperpolarization in area CA1, but not area CA3, hippocampal pyramidal cells.
    Beck et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1997;281:115
  2. Fluoxetine. A review of its pharmacodynamic properties, and therapeutic efficacy in depressive illness.
    Benfield et al.
    Drugs, 1986;32:481
  3. Neurotransmitter receptor and transporter binding profile of antidepressants and their metabolites.
    Owens et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1997;283:1305
  4. Increased cellular turnover in response to fluoxetine in neuronal precursors derived from human embryonic stem cells.
    Chang et al.
    Int.J.Dev.Biol., 2010;54:707

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  1. Endogenous gradients of resting potential instructively pattern embryonic neural tissue via Notch signaling and regulation of proliferation.
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  2. Serotonin receptors expressed in Drosophila mushroom bodies differentially modulate larval locomotion.
    Authors: Silva Et al.
    PLoS One 2014;9:e89641
  3. Overexpression of the 5-hydroxytryptamine transporter gene: effect on pulmonary hemodynamics and hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension.
    Authors: MacLean Et al.
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2004;109:2150
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