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Ruthenium Red

Cat. No. 1439

Ruthenium Red H42N14O2Ru3Cl6 [11103-72-3]

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Chemical Name: Ammoniated ruthenium oxychloride

Biological Activity

Blocks Ca2+ uptake and release from mitochondria, and Ca2+ release from ryanodine-sensitive intracellular stores. Also blocks cell membrane-located capsaicin-activated cation channels (IC50 = 14 nM) and voltage-sensitive Ca2+ channels to inhibit neurotransmitter release.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
786.35
Formula:
H42N14O2Ru3Cl6
Solubility:
Soluble to 10 mM in water
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
11103-72-3

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References

Bernardi et al (1984) Pathway for uncoupler-induced calcium efflux in rat liver mitochondria: inhibition by ruthenium red. Biochemistry 23 1645. PMID: 6202317.

Amann and Maggi (1991) Ruthenium red as a capsaicin antagonist. Life Sci. 49 849. PMID: 1715010.

Szallasi and Blumberg (1999) Vanilloid (capsaicin) receptors and mechanisms. Pharmacol.Rev. 51 159. PMID: 10353985.

Xu et al (1999) Ruthenium red modifies the cardiac and skeletal muscle Ca2+ release channels (ryanodine receptors) by multiple mechanisms. J.Biol.Chem. 274 32680. PMID: 10551824.

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Keywords: Ruthenium Red, supplier, Inhibitors, ryanodine-sensitive, Ca2+, release, mitochondrial, reuptake, Blockers, capsaicin-activated, cation, channels, Non-Selective, Vanillioid, Receptors, VR1, TRPV, Transient, Receptor, Potential, CaV, P-Type, N-Type, voltage-gated, voltage-dependent

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