Chemical Name: 6-[2-[4-[Bis(4-fluorophenyl)methylene]-1-piperidinyl]ethyl]-7-methyl-5H-thiazolo[3,2-a]pyrimidin-5-one
Biological ActivityRitanserin is a potent and long-acting 5-HT2 receptor antagonist (Ki = 0.39 nM). Anxiolytic in vivo.
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Receptor-binding properties in vitro and in vivo of ritanserin.
Leysen et al.
Pharmacology of potent and selective S2-serotonergic antagonists.
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.
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Brain serotoninergic nervous system is involved in bombesin-induced frequent urination through brain 5-HT7 receptors in rats.
Authors: Shimizu Et al.
Br J Pharmacol 2017;174:3072
The expression and role of serotonin receptor 5HTR2A in canine osteoblasts and an osteosarcoma cell line.
Authors: Bracha Et al.
Physiol Behav 2013;9:251
Mechanism of ghrelin-induced gastric contractions in Suncus murinus (house musk shrew): involvement of intrinsic primary afferent neurons.
Authors: Mondal Et al.
PLoS One 2013;8:e60365
A drug repositioning approach identifies tricyclic antidepressants as inhibitors of small cell lung cancer and other neuroendocrine tumors.
Authors: Jahchan Et al.
Cancer Discov 2013;3:1364
Mechanism of all-trans-retinal toxicity with implications for stargardt disease and age-related macular degeneration.
Authors: Chen Et al.
J Biol Chem 2012;287:5059
Pharmacological stimulation of locus coeruleus reveals a new antipsychotic-responsive pathway for deficient sensorimotor gating.
Authors: Alsene and Bakshi
Stimulation of glycogen synthesis and inactivation of phosphorylase in hepatocytes by serotonergic mechanisms, and counter-regulation by atypical antipsychotic drugs.
Authors: Hampson Et al.
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