Cat. No. 1540

DCPIB C22H28Cl2O4 [82749-70-0]

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Chemical Name: 4-[(2-Butyl-6,7-dichloro-2-cyclopentyl-2,3-dihydro-1-oxo-1H-inden-5-yl)oxy]butanoic acid

Biological Activity

Potent, selective blocker of the volume-sensitive anion channel (VSAC) in rat pancreatic β-cells (IC50 ~ 2 μM) and ICl,swell in various cardiovascular tissues (IC50 = 4.1 μM in CPAE cells); blockade is voltage-independent. Displays minimal inhibition of other Cl- and K+ currents (< 10% inhibition at 10 μM). Inhibits glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in intact β-cells via VSAC inhibition and indirect KATP channel activation. Reverses cell swelling-induced action potential duration shortening in atrial myocytes and inhibits astroglial swelling in vitro.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in ethanol
>98 %
Store at +4°C

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Bourke et al (1981) Adenosine-stimulated astroglial swelling in cat cerebral cortex in vivo with total inhibition by a non-diuretic acylaryloxyacid derivative. J.Neurosurg. 55 364. PMID: 6267227.

Decher et al (2001) DCPIB is a novel selective blocker of ICl,swell and prevents swelling-induced shortening of guinea-pig atrial action potential duration. Br.J.Pharmacol. 134 1467. PMID: 11724753.

Best et al (2004) Inhibition of glucose-induced electrical activity in rat pancreatic β-cells by DCPIB, a selective inhibitor of volume-sensitive anion currents. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 489 13. PMID: 15063150.

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Keywords: DCPIB, supplier, Selective, blockers, VSAC, IClswell, volume-sensitive, anion, channels, chloride, Chloride Channel Blockers

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