SB 206553 hydrochloride

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SB 206553 hydrochloride | CAS No. 1197334-04-5 | 5-HT2C Receptor Antagonists
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Description: Potent and selective 5-HT2B and 5-HT2C antagonist; orally active

Chemical Name: 3,5-Dihydro-5-methyl-N-3-pyridinylbenzo[1,2-b:4,5-b']dipyrrole-1(2H)-carboxamide hydrochloride

Purity: ≥99%

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Citations (9)
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Biological Activity

SB 206553 hydrochloride is a potent and selective 5-HT2B/5-HT2C receptor antagonist (rat 5-HT2B pA2 = 8.89, human 5-HT2C pKi = 7.92). Displays > 80-fold selectivity over all other 5-HT receptor subtypes and a variety of other receptors (pKi < 6). Centrally active following oral administration in vivo.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Desiccate at RT

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Citations for SB 206553 hydrochloride

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  1. Pericytes impair capillary blood flow and motor function after chronic spinal cord injury.
    Authors: Li Et al.
    Nat Med  2017;23:733
  2. Synthesis, transport, and metabolism of serotonin formed from exogenously applied 5-HTP after spinal cord injury in rats.
    Authors: Li Et al.
    J Neurophysiol  2014;111:145
  3. A xanthine-derivative K(+)-channel opener protects against serotonin-induced cardiomyocyte hypertrophy via the modulation of protein kinases.
    Authors: Kuo Et al.
    Int J Biol Sci  2014;10:64
  4. 5-Hydroxytryptamine 5HT2C receptors form a protein complex with N-MthD.-aspartate GluN2A subunits and activate phosphorylation of Src protein to modulate motoneuronal depolarization.
    Authors: Bigford Et al.
    J Biol Chem  2012;287:11049
  5. Pulmonary vascular effects of serotonin and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the late-gestation ovine fetus.
    Authors: Delaney Et al.
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol  2011;301:L937
  6. The serotonin 2C receptor potently modulates the head-twitch response in mice induced by a phenethylamine hallucinogen.
    Authors: Canal Et al.
    Psychopharmacology (Berl)  2010;209:163
  7. Recovery of motoneuron and locomotor function after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in 5-HT2C receptors.
    Authors: Murray Et al.
    Nat Med  2010;16:694
  8. Locomotion after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in serotonin receptors.
    Authors: Fouad Et al.
    J Neurophysiol  2010;104:2975
  9. Stimulation of glycogen synthesis and inactivation of phosphorylase in hepatocytes by serotonergic mechanisms, and counter-regulation by atypical antipsychotic drugs.
    Authors: Hampson Et al.
    Diabetologia  2007;50:1743


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