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Reserpine | CAS No. 50-55-5 | Vesicular Monoamine Transporter Inhibitors
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Description: Inhibitor of vesicular monoamine transport

Chemical Name: (3β,16β,17α,18β,20α)-11,17-Dimethoxy-18-[(3,4,5-trimethoxybenzoyl)oxy]yohimban-16-carboxylic acid methyl ester

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Biological Activity

Binds the vesicular monoamine transporter (VMAT2) and inhibits transport of biogenic amines into adrenal chromaffin granules and synaptic vesicles. Causes depletion of biogenic amine stores. Antihypertensive and antipsychotic.

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Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO
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Reserpine as a VMAT bloker to depleted the endogenous DA in mouse striatum
By Benoit Delignat-Lavaud on 01/04/2018
Species: Mouse

This product work super fine in electrophysiology for blocking the VMAT. We currently use it at the concentration of 5 µM in normal ACSF.

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