Key features and details
- Endogenous neurotransmitter, 5-HT receptor agonist
- CAS Number: 153-98-0
- Purity: > 99%
- Soluble in water to 100 mM and in DMSO to 100 mM
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product nameSerotonin hydrochloride (5-HT/5-Hydroxytryptamine), 5-HT receptor agonist
DescriptionEndogenous neurotransmitter, 5-HT receptor agonist
Endogenous 5-HT receptor agonist. Neurotransmitter involved in diverse physiological functions such as mood, appetite, sleep, sex and temperature in addition to modulating cardiovascular function and the gastrointestinal system. Also a 5-HT transporter substrate.
Chemical name3-(2-Aminoethyl)-5-hydroxyindole hydrochloride
Storage instructionsStore at +4°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in water to 100 mM and in DMSO to 100 mM
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab120528 has been referenced in 2 publications.