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(S)-(-)-Sulpiride | CAS No. 23672-07-3 | Non-selective Dopamine Receptor Antagonists
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Description: Standard selective D2-like antagonist

Chemical Name: (S)-(-)-5-Aminosulfonyl-N-[(1-ethyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)methyl]-2-methoxybenzamide

Purity: ≥99%

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Citations (21)
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Biological Activity

(S)-(-)-Sulpiride is an active enantiomer. Selective D2-like dopamine antagonist (Ki values are ~ 0.015, ~ 0.013, 1, ~ 45 and ~ 77 μM at D2, D3, D4, D1 and D5 receptors respectively).

Racemate also available.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in ethanol with gentle warming and to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at RT

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Background References

  1. DA receptor pharmacology.
    Seeman and Van Tol
    Trends Pharmacol.Sci., 1994;15:264
  2. DA D4 receptors bind inactive (+)-aporphines, suggesting neuroleptic role. Sulpiride not stereoselective.
    Seeman and Van Tol
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1993;233:173

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Citations for (S)-(-)-Sulpiride

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (S)-(-)-Sulpiride include:

21 Citations: Showing 1 - 10

  1. A novel luminescence-based-β-arrestin recruitment assay for unmodified receptors.
    Authors: Pedersen Et al.
    J Biol Chem  2021;296:100503
  2. Polysynaptic inhibition between striatal cholinergic interneurons shapes their network activity patterns in a dopamine-dependent manner.
    Authors: Dorst Et al.
    Nat Commun  2020;11:5113
  3. Selective blockade of spinal D2DR by levo-corydalmine attenuates MOR tolerance via suppressing PI3K/Akt-MAPK signaling in a MOR-dependent manner.
    Authors: Dai Et al.
    Exp Mol Med  2018;50:148
  4. The locus coeruleus drives disinhibition in the midline thalamus via a dopaminergic mechanism.
    Authors: Beas Et al.
    Nat Neurosci  2018;21:963
  5. Retroactive modulation of spike timing-dependent plasticity by DA.
    Authors: Brzosko Et al.
    Elife  2015;4
  6. Spinal DArgic projections control the transition to pathological pain plasticity via a D1/D5-mediated mechanism.
    Authors: Kim Et al.
    J Neurophysiol  2015;35:6307
  7. Agonist and antagonist effects of aripipr. on D2-like receptors controlling rat brain DA synthesis depend on the DArgic tone.
    Authors: Ma Et al.
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol  2015;18
  8. Muscarinic regulation of DA and glutamate transmission in the nucleus accumbens.
    Authors: Shin Et al.
    J Clin Invest  2015;112:8124
  9. Effects of DA D2-Like Receptor Antagonists on Light Responses of Ganglion Cells in Wild-Type and P23H Rat Retinas.
    Authors: Jensen
    PLoS One  2015;10:e0146154
  10. Phasic DA release drives rapid activation of striatal D2-receptors.
    Authors: Marcott Et al.
    Neuron  2014;84:164
  11. A leptin-mediated central mechanism in analgesia-enhanced opioid reward in rats.
    Authors: Lim Et al.
    J Neurosci  2014;34:9779
  12. DArgic modulation of GABAergic transmission in the entorhinal cortex: concerted roles of α1 adrenoreceptors, inward rectifier K+, and T-type Ca2+ channels.
    Authors: Cilz Et al.
    Cereb Cortex  2014;24:3195
  13. Cav1.3 channels control D2-autoreceptor responses via NCS-1 in substantia nigra DA neurons.
    Authors: Dragicevic Et al.
    J Neurosci  2014;137:2287
  14. Gene-environment interactions affect long-term depression (LTD) through changes in DA receptor affinity in Snap25 deficient mice.
    Authors: Baca Et al.
    Brain Res  2013;1532:85
  15. Neurite outgrowth mediated by the heat shock protein Hsp90α: a novel target for the antipsychotic drug aripipr.
    Authors: Ishima Et al.
    Transl Psychiatry  2012;2:e170
  16. HDAC2 regulates atypical antipsychotic responses through the modulation of mGlu2 promoter activity.
    Authors: Kurita Et al.
    Nat Neurosci  2012;15:1245
  17. DA neuron glutamate cotransmission: frequency-dependent modulation in the mesoventromedial projection.
    Authors: Chuhma Et al.
    Neuroscience  2009;164:1068
  18. Co-transmission of DA and GABA in periglomerular cells.
    Authors: Maher and Westbrook
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2008;99:1559
  19. Electrophysiology and pharmacology of striatal neuronal dysfunction induced by mitochondrial complex I inhibition.
    Authors: Costa Et al.
    J Neurosci  2008;28:8040
  20. DArgic control of corticostriatal long-term synaptic depression in medium spiny neurons is mediated by cholinergic interneurons.
    Authors: Wang Et al.
    Neuron  2006;50:443
  21. Inhibition of ATP-sensitive potassium channels by halope.
    Authors: Yang Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol  2004;143:960


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