Catalog Number: 0870
Chemical Name: α-Phenyl-1-(2-phenylethyl)-4-piperidinemethanol
Biological Activity
Orally active 5-HT2A receptor antagonist; displays selectivity for 5-HT2A receptors over 5-HT2C receptors (Ki values are 0.54, 2.5, 81.6 and ~10,000 nM at rabbit 5-HT2A, human 5-HT2A, rabbit 5-HT2C and human 5-HT2C receptors respectively).
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    295.42
  • Formula:
    C20H25NO
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 50 mM in ethanol and to 50 mM in DMSO
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    107703-78-6
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Antagonist binding at 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors in the rabbit: high correlation with the profile for the human receptors.
    Aloyo and Harvey
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 2000;406:163
  2. Pharmacological effects of MDL 11,939: a selective, centrally acting antagonist of 5-HT2 receptors.
    Dudley et al.
    Drug Dev.Res., 1988;13:29
  3. Design, synthesis, and pharmacological characterization of N- and O-substituted 5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4H-isoxazolo[4,5-dazepin-3-ol analogues: novel 5-HT2A/5-HT2C receptor agonists with pro-cognitive
    Jensen et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 2013;56:1211
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  2. Serotonergic hallucinogens differentially modify gamma and high frequency oscillations in the rat nucleus accumbens.
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    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2013;228:271
  3. Reduced levels of serotonin 2A receptors underlie resistance of Egr3-deficient mice to locomotor suppression by clozapine.
    Authors: Williams Et al.
    Neuropsychopharmacology 2012;37:2285
  4. LSD but not lisuride disrupts prepulse inhibition in rats by activating the 5-HT(2A) receptor.
    Authors: Halberstadt and Geyer
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2010;208:179
  5. Raphé neurons stimulate respiratory circuit activity by multiple mechanisms via endogenously released serotonin and substance P.
    Authors: Ptak Et al.
    Biomol Ther (Seoul) 2009;29:3720
  6. 5-HT2C-like receptors in the brain of Xenopus laevis initiate sex-typical fictive vocalizations.
    Authors: Yu and Yamaguchi
    J Neurophysiol 2009;102:752

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