Catalog Number: 0985
Chemical Name: (N-[2-(2-Cyclopropylmethoxyphenoxy)ethyl]-5-chloro-α,α-dimethyl-1H-indole-3-ethanamine) hydrochloride
Biological Activity
α1A-adrenoceptor antagonist, with very high affinity for α1A receptors (pKi and pA2 estimates of 9.1 - 9.9) and a 30 - 100 fold selectivity over the α1B and α1D subtypes (pKi and pA2 estimates 7.7 - 7.8).
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 10 mM in ethanol and to 50 mM in DMSO
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
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The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Additional Information
Licensing Caveats:
Sold with the permission of Roche Bioscience
Background References
  1. RS 17053 (N-[2-(2-cyclopropylmethoxyphenoxy)ethyl]-5-chloro-α,α-dimethyl-1H-indole-3-ethanamine hydrochloride, a selective α1A-adrenoceptor antagonist, displays low affinity for functional α1-adrenoceptors in huma
    Ford et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 1996;49:209
  2. Different subtypes of α1A-adrenoceptor mediating contraction of rat epididymal vas deferens, rat hepatic portal vein and human prostate distinguished by the antagonist RS 17053.
    Marshall et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1996;119:407
  3. Do α1A1C)-adrenoceptors (AR) mediate prostatic smooth muscle contraction in man? Studies with a novel, selective α1A-AR antagonist, RS 17053.
    Ford et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1995;114:C25

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