Product overview

Name Bromocriptine mesylate
Purity >98%
Description Potent, selective D2-like receptor agonist
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Biological Data

Biological description Potent, selective D2-like receptor agonist (Ki values are 5.3, 7.4, 454 and 645 nM at D2, D3, D5 and D1 receptors respectively). Prototypic antiparkinsonian agent. Active in vivo.

Solubility & Handling

Storage instructions Room temperature
Solubility overview DMSO and Ethanol
Important This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.



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Chemical Data

Purity >98%
Chemical name (5'a)-2-Bromo-12'-hydroxy-2'-(1-methylethyl)-5'-(2-methylpropyl)ergotaman-3',6',18-trione mesylate
Molecular Weight 750.7
Chemical structure Bromocriptine mesylate  [22260-51-1] Chemical Structure
Molecular Formula C32H40BrN5O5.CH3SO3H
CAS Number 22260-51-1
PubChem identifier 31100
SMILES [H][C@]4([C@@](N[C@]([C@H](C)C)5C(N([C@@]([H])(CC(C)C)C(N(CCC7)[C@@]76[H])=O)[C@@]6(O)O5)=O)=O)CN([C@](C3=C4)([H])CC1=C(Br)NC2=C1C3=CC=C2)C.CS(=O)(O)=O

References for Bromocriptine mesylate

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product
  • Differential involvement of D1 and D2 dopamine receptors in L-DOPA-induced angiogenic activity in a rat model of Parkinson's disease.

    Lindgren HS et al (2009) Neuropsychopharmacology 34(12) : 2477-88.
  • The D3 dopamine receptor: neurobiology and potential clinical relevance.

    Levant B (1997) Pharmacol Rev 49(3) : 231-52.
  • Cloning of the gene for a human dopamine D5 receptor with higher affinity for dopamine than D1.

    Sunahara RK et al (1991) Nature 350(6319) : 614-9.

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