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Active ingredient: Risperidone - Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemical Formula

C23H27FN4O2

Chemical Name

4-[2-[4-(6-fluorobenzo[d]isoxazol-3-yl)-1-piperidyl]ethyl]-3-methyl-2,6- diazabicyclo[4.4.0]deca-1,3-dien-5-one

Chemical Structure img=Risperidone_APRD00187_ZOOM.gif

Molecular Weight

410.485 g/mol

Physical State

Solid

Melting Point

170oC

Water Solubility

2.8mg/L

Isoelectric Point

Not Available

Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals

Phase 1 Metabolising Enzyme (1-st Step of Metabolism)

CYP2D6

Primary Drug Target
NameHistamine H1 receptor
Gene NameHRH1
SynonymsHistamine H1 receptor
Specific FunctionIn peripheral tissues, the H1 subclass of histamine receptors mediates the contraction of smooth muscles, increase in capillary permeability due to contraction of terminal venules, and catecholamine release from adrenal medulla, as well as mediating neurotransmission in the central nervous system

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