Catalog Number: 1955
Chemical Name: 6-[2-[4-[Bis(4-fluorophenyl)methylene]-1-piperidinyl]ethyl]-7-methyl-5H-thiazolo[3,2-a]pyrimidin-5-one
Biological Activity
Potent and long-acting 5-HT2 receptor antagonist (Ki = 0.39 nM). Anxiolytic in vivo.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 25 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
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  • Storage:
    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Pharmacology of potent and selective S2-serotonergic antagonists.
    J.Cardiovasc.Pharmacol., 1985;7:S2
  2. Receptor-binding properties in vitro and in vivo of ritanserin.
    Leysen et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 1985;27:600
  3. Syntheses and 5-HT2 antagonist activity of bicyclic 1,2,4-triazol-3(2H)-one and 1,3,5-triazine-2,4(3H)-dione derivatives.
    Watanabe et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 1992;35:189

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