Catalog Number: 1007
Alternate Names: Normethylclozapine, Norclozapine
Chemical Name: 8-Chloro-11-(1-piperazinyl)-5H-dibenzo[b,e][1,4]diazepine
Biological Activity
A major metabolite of clozapine; a potent and selective 5-HT2C serotonin receptor antagonist.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Normethylclozapine potentiates the action of quinpirole in the 6-hydroxydopamine lesioned rat.
    Fox and Brotchie
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1996;301:27
  2. Clozapine and methylclozapine are potent 5-HT1C receptor antagonists.
    Kuoppam?ki et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1993;245:179
  3. Effects of clozapine metabolites and chronic clozapine treatment on rat brain GABAA receptors.
    Wong et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1996;314:319

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for N-Desmethylclozapine include:

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  1. Identification of orthosteric and allosteric site mutations in M2 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors that contribute to ligand-selective signaling bias.
    Authors: Gregory Et al.
    J Biol Chem 2010;285:7459
  2. Clozapine protects PC-12 cells from death due to oxidative stress induced by hydrogen peroxide via a cell-type specific mechanism involving inhibition of extracellular signal-regulated kinase phosphorylation.
    Authors: Magliaro and Saldanha
    Brain Res 2009;1283:14
  3. N-desmethylclozapine, an allosteric agonist at muscarinic 1 receptor, potentiates N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor activity.
    Authors: Sur Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2003;100:13674

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