Catalog Number: 1972
Chemical Name: 7-[(3-Chloro-6,11-dihydro-6-methyl-5,5-dioxidodibenzo[c,f][1,2]thiazepin-11-yl)amino]heptanoic acid sodium salt
Biological Activity
Selective facilitator of 5-HT uptake in vitro and in vivo. Has no affinity for a wide range of receptors, including 5-HT and dopamine (IC50 > 10 μM) and has no effect on noradrenalin or dopamine uptake. Antidepressant, analgesic and neuroprotective following systemic administration in vivo.
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 10 mM in DMSO
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    Desiccate at RT
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Background References
  1. Neurochemical profile of tianeptine, a new antidepressant drug.
    Kato and Weitsch
    Clin.Neuropharmacol., 1988;11:S43
  2. Analgesic effect of tianeptine in mice.
    Uzbay et al.
    Life Sci., 1999;64:1313
  3. Neuroprotective properties of tianeptine: interactions with cytokines.
    Plaisant et al.
    Neuropharmacology, 2003;44:801
  4. Tianeptine, a selective enhancer of serotonin uptake in rat brain.
    Mennini et al.
    Naunyn-Schmied.Arch.Pharmacol., 1987;336:478

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  1. Lateral diffusion of Gαs in the plasma membrane is decreased after chronic but not acute antidepressant treatment: role of lipid raft and non-raft membrane microdomains.
    Authors: Czysz Et al.
    Nature 2015;40:766
  2. Tianeptine interferes with microtubule organization and hormone secretion of pheochromocytoma cells.
    Authors: Makani Et al.
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 2013;381:175

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