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Levcromakalim

Cat. No. 1378

Levcromakalim C16H18N2O3 [94535-50-9]

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Alternative Name: BRL 38227

Chemical Name: (3S,4R)-3,4-dihydro-3-hydroxy-2,2-dimethyl-4-(2-oxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)-2H-1-benzopyran-6-carbonitrile

Biological Activity

Active enantiomer of the prototypical Kir6 (KATP) channel opener cromakalim (Cat. No. 1377). Hypotensive and airways relaxant. IC50 = 490 nM in guinea pig trachea.

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Technical Data

M.Wt:
286.33
Formula:
C16H18N2O3
Solubility:
Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
94535-50-9

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Safety Data Sheet: View Safety Data Sheet

References

Buckle et al (1991) Synthesis and smooth muscle relaxant activity of a new series of potassium channel activators: 3-amido-1,1-dimethylindan-2-ols. J.Med.Chem. 34 919. PMID: 2002472.

Noack et al (1992) Potassium channel modulation in rat portal vein by ATP depletion: a comparison with the effects of levcromakalim (BRL 38227). Br.J.Pharmacol. 107 945. PMID: 1467843.

Taylor et al (1992) The inhibitory effects of cromakalim and its active enantiomer BRL 38227 against various agonists in guinea pig and human airways. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 261 429. PMID: 1578358.

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Keywords: Levcromakalim, supplier, KATP, channel, openers, Potassium, KIR, Channels, Inward, Rectifier, K+, BRL38227

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