Prazosin hydrochloride

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Prazosin hydrochloride | CAS No. 19237-84-4 | Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Antagonists
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Description: α1 and α2B antagonist; also MT3 antagonist

Chemical Name: 1-(4-Amino-6,7-dimethoxy-2-quinazolinyl)-4-(2-furanylcarbonyl)piperazine hydrochloride

Purity: ≥99%

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Biological Activity

Prazosin hydrochloride is an α1 and α2B-adrenoceptor antagonist. Also a potent antagonist at the melatonin MT3 receptor (Ki = 10.2 nM).

Technical Data

M.Wt:
419.87
Formula:
C19H21N5O4.HCl
Solubility:
Soluble to 25 mM in DMSO and to 5 mM in ethanol
Purity:
≥99%
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
19237-84-4

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Background References

  1. Olanzapine: preclinical and clinical profiles of a novel antipsychotic agent.
    Tollefson and Taylor
    CNS Drug Reviews, 2000;6:303
  2. Characterisation of 2-[125I]iodomelatonin binding sites in syrian hamster peripheral organs.
    Paul et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1999;290:334
  3. Prazosin inhibits MK-801-induced hyperlocomotion and DA release in the nucleus accumbens.
    Mathe et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1996;309:1
  4. Pharmacological characterization of melatonin binding sites in Syrian hamster hypothalamus.
    Pickering and Niles
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1990;175:71

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Citations for Prazosin hydrochloride

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12 Citations: Showing 1 - 10

  1. The anti-hypertensive drug pra. inhibits glioblastoma growth via the PKCδ-dependent inhibition of the AKT pathway.
    Authors: Kahn Et al.
    EMBO Mol Med  2016;8:511
  2. Presynaptic GABAB receptors reduce transmission at parabrachial synapses in the lateral central amygdala by inhibiting N-type calcium channels.
    Authors: Delaney and Crane
    Sci Rep  2016;6:19255
  3. Chronic treatment with pra. or dulox. lessens concurrent anxiety-like behavior and alcohol intake: evidence of disrupted noradrenergic signaling in anxiety-related alcohol use.
    Authors: Skelly and Weiner
    Brain Behav  2014;4:468
  4. Dual effects of 5-HT(1a) receptor activation on breathing in neonatal mice.
    Authors: Corcoran Et al.
    Pain  2014;34:51
  5. Endogenous analgesic action of the pontospinal noradrenergic system spatially restricts and temporally delays the progression of neuropathic pain following tibial nerve injury.
    Authors: Hughes Et al.
    J Clin Invest  2013;154:1680
  6. Central and peripheral mechanisms underlying gastric distention inhibitory reflex responses in hypercapnic-acidotic rats.
    Authors: Tjen-A-Looi Et al.
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol  2011;300:H1003
  7. NE causes a biphasic change in mammalian pinealocye membrane potential: role of alpha1B-adrenoreceptors, phospholipase C, and Ca2+.
    Authors: Zemkova Et al.
    Endocrinology  2011;152:3842
  8. Repeated cocaine administration decreases 5-HT(2A) receptor-mediated serotonergic enhancement of synaptic activity in rat medial prefrontal cortex.
    Authors: Huang Et al.
    Neuropsychopharmacology  2009;34:1979
  9. Blockade of adrenoreceptors inhibits the splenic response to stroke.
    Authors: Ajmo Et al.
    Cell Rep  2009;218:47
  10. Tyramine excites rat subthalamic neurons in vitro by a DA-dependent mechanism.
    Authors: Zhu Et al.
    Neuropharmacology  2007;52:1169

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