1. GPCR/G Protein
    Neuronal Signaling
  2. Dopamine Receptor
  3. Haloperidol


Cat. No.: HY-14538 Purity: 99.65%
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Haloperidol is a potent dopamine D2 receptor antagonist, widely used as an antipsychotic.

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Haloperidol Chemical Structure

Haloperidol Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 52-86-8

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Haloperidol is a potent dopamine D2 receptor antagonist, widely used as an antipsychotic.

In Vivo

Haloperidol (1 mg) intra-arterially attenuates the dopamine-induced pancreatic secretion. Haloperidol (3 mg) completely inhibits the action of 10 μg of dopamine in the pancreas of the dogs[1]. Haloperidol (10 mg/kg) as well as chlorpromazine (CPZ, 15 mg/kg) blocks mescaline-induced altered behavior within 7 to 10 minutes when injected into the mice 45 minutes after 50 mg/kg (2 µc) of mescaline. Haloperidol has no effect on mescaline disappearance[2].

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Powder -20°C 3 years
4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 6 months
-20°C 1 month
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In Vitro: 

DMSO : 100 mg/mL (266.06 mM; Need ultrasonic)

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Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.6606 mL 13.3028 mL 26.6057 mL
5 mM 0.5321 mL 2.6606 mL 5.3211 mL
10 mM 0.2661 mL 1.3303 mL 2.6606 mL
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In Vivo:
  • 1.

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    40% PEG300    5% Tween-80    45% saline

    Solubility: ≥ 1.67 mg/mL (4.44 mM); Clear solution

  • 2.

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    90% (20% SBE-β-CD in saline)

    Solubility: 1.67 mg/mL (4.44 mM); Suspended solution; Need ultrasonic

  • 3.

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    90% corn oil

    Solubility: ≥ 1.67 mg/mL (4.44 mM); Clear solution

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Purity & Documentation

Purity: 99.65%

Animal Administration

Male albino mice of Swiss-Webster strain (33-36 g) are used, and all substances are given by i.p. injection in a volume of 0.5 mL. CPZ, haloperidoi and mescaline are all in time form of timeir imydrochlorides and the dose solutions are prepared at concentrations of 1.0, 0.66 and 3.3 mg/mL of 0.9% saline, respectively. The doses are: CPZ, 15 mg/kg; haloperidol, 10 mg/kg; mescaline, 50 mg/kg. Mice are pretreated with either CPZ or haloperidol 30 minutes before administration of mescaline. In some instances CPZ is injected 45 minutes after mescaline. Time animals are hmoused individually in a plexiglas cage and the gross behavior and locomotor activity. At selected intervals after mescaline, groups of mice are sacrificed by decapitation. Plasma is separated and stored at -20°C. The brain, liver, kidney, lung, spleen and heart are frozen on dry ice and stored at -20°C for 18 to 20 hours before they are used for assays.

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