Catalog Number: 4242
Chemical Name: 6-(4-Chlorophenyl)-3-[3-methoxy-4-[2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)ethoxy]phenyl]-thieno[3,2-d]pyrimidin-4(3H)-one
Biological Activity
Selective melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1 (MCH1) antagonist (IC50 = 9.3 nM). Displays antiobesity and antidepressant-like effects in rats and mice. Orally active.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 25 mM in 1eq. HCl
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    Store at +4°C
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Additional Information
Licensing Caveats:
Sold for research purposes under agreement from GlaxoSmithKline.
Background References
  1. Melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1 antagonists: a new perspective for the pharmacologic treatment of obesity.
    Rivera et al.
    Curr.Med.Chem., 2008;15:1025
  2. Preclinical evaluation of melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1 antagonism for the treatment of obesity and depression.
    Gehlert et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2009;329:429
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