Molecular Weight(MW): 315.86
Chlorprothixene has strong binding affinities to dopamine and histamine receptors, such as D1, D2, D3, D5, H1, 5-HT2, 5-HT6 and 5-HT7, with Ki of 18 nM, 2.96 nM, 4.56 nM, 9 nM, 3.75 nM, 9.4 nM, 3 nM and 5.6 nM, respectively.
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|Description||Chlorprothixene has strong binding affinities to dopamine and histamine receptors, such as D1, D2, D3, D5, H1, 5-HT2, 5-HT6 and 5-HT7, with Ki of 18 nM, 2.96 nM, 4.56 nM, 9 nM, 3.75 nM, 9.4 nM, 3 nM and 5.6 nM, respectively.|
|Features||The first, typical antipsychotic drug of the thioxanthene class to be synthesized.|
Chlorprothixene exerts strong binding affinities to the dopamine and histamine receptors, such as D1, D2, D3, D5 and H1 with Ki values of 18nM, 2.96 nM, 4.56 nM, 9 nM and 3.75 nM, respectively, but has little affinity to H3 (Ki >1000 nM).  Chlorprothixene also shows high affinities for both rat 5-HT6 from stably transfected HEK-293 cells, and rat 5-HT7 receptors from transiently expressed COS-7 cells, with Ki values of 3 nM and 5.6 nM, respectively.  Administration of chlorprothixene results in inhibition of SARS-CoV replication in Vero 76 cells, with IC50 of 16.7 μM for Urbani strain, 13.0 μM for Frankfurt-1, 18.5 μM for CHUK-W1 and 15.8 μM for Toronto-2. There are similar to those detected with promazine 
|In vivo||Chlorprothixene blocks postsynaptic mesolimbic dopaminergic D1 and D2 receptors in the brain depressing the release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones. High dose of chlorprothixene inhibits the protection afforded by iproniazid against the reserpine-induced release of catecholamines in adrenal medulla and brain as well as the decrease of 5HT, NE and DA due to reserpine or iproniazid in rat brain.  Administration of Chlorprothixene restores normal ceramide concentrations in murine bronchial epithelial cells, reduces inflammation in the lungs of mice with cystic fibrosis (CF) and prevents infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, by inhibiting acidsphingomyelinase (Asm) and not neutral sphingomyelinase (Nsm). |
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|In vitro||Ethanol||28 mg/mL (88.64 mM)|
|DMSO||6 mg/mL (18.99 mM)|
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