SB 242084

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SB 242084 | CAS No. 1049747-87-6 | 5-HT2C Receptor Antagonists
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Description: Selective 5-HT2C antagonist; brain penetrant

Chemical Name: 6-Chloro-2,3-dihydro-5-methyl-N-[6-[(2-methyl-3-pyridinyl)oxy]-3-pyridinyl]-1H-indole-1-carboxyamide dihydrochloride

Purity: ≥99%

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Citations (10)
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Biological Activity

SB 242084 is a 5-HT2C receptor antagonist that displays 158- and 100-fold selectivity over 5-HT2A and 5-HT2B receptors respectively. Also displays selectivity over a range of other 5-HT, dopamine and adrenergic receptors. Brain penetrant; exerts anxiolytic-like activity.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
Desiccate at +4°C

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Citations for SB 242084

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  1. Heterodimers of serotonin receptor subtypes 2 are driven by 5-HT2C protomers.
    Authors: Moutkine Et al.
    J Biol Chem  2017;292:6352
  2. A High Throughput Phenotypic Screening reveals compounds that counteract premature osteogenic differentiation of HGPS iPS-derived mesenchymal stem cells.
    Authors: Cicero Et al.
    Sci Rep  2016;6:34798
  3. Amygdala-hippocampal phospholipase D (PLD) signaling as novel mechanism of cocaine-environment maladaptive conditioned responses.
    Authors: Krishnan
    Int.J.Neuropsychopharmacol.  2016;19:1
  4. Regulation of oligomeric organization of the serotonin 5-hydroxytryptamine 2C (5-HT2C) receptor observed by spatial intensity distribution analysis.
    Authors: Ward Et al.
    Psychopharmacology (Berl)  2015;290:12844
  5. The role of 5-HT2A, 5-HT 2C and mGlu2 receptors in the behavioral effects of tryptamine hallucinogens N,N-dimethyltryptamine and N,N-diisopropyltryptamine in rats and mice.
    Authors: Carbonaro Et al.
    Transfus Med Hemother  2015;232:275
  6. Serotonin receptor 2C and Ins secretion.
    Authors: Zhang Et al.
    PLoS One  2013;8:e54250
  7. Serotonergic hallucinogens differentially modify gamma and high frequency oscillations in the rat nucleus accumbens.
    Authors: Goda Et al.
    Psychopharmacology (Berl)  2013;228:271
  8. Effects of serotonin 2C receptor agonists on the behavioral and neurochemical effects of cocaine in squirrel monkeys.
    Authors: Manvich Et al.
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther  2012;341:424
  9. 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
  10. Locomotion after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in serotonin receptors.
    Authors: Fouad Et al.
    J Neurophysiol  2010;104:2975


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