Dantrolene, sodium salt

Cat. No. 0507

Dantrolene, sodium salt C14H9N4NaO5 [14663-23-1]

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Chemical Name: 1-[[[5-(4-Nitrophenyl)-2-furanyl]methylene]amino]-2,4-imidazolinedione sodium salt

Biological Activity

Inhibits release of Ca2+ from sarcoplasmic reticulum via inhibition of ryanodine receptor (RYR) channels. Displays selectivity for RYR1 and RYR3 over RYR2. Protective against the effects of a variety of conditions and agents, including excitatory amino acids. Skeletal muscle relaxant and neuroprotectant.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at RT

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Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Zhao et al (2001) Dantrolene inhibition of ryanodine receptor Ca2+ release channels. J.Biol.Chem. 276 13810. PMID: 11278295.

O'Mara et al (1995) Dantrolene inhibits long-term depression and depotentiation of synaptic transmission in the rat dentate gyrus. Neuroscience 68 621. PMID: 8577362.

Hotchkiss and Karl (1994) Dantrolene ameliorates the metabolic hallmarks of sepsis in rats and improves survival in a mouse model of endotoxemia. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 91 3039. PMID: 8159702.

Merck Index 12 2879.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Dantrolene, sodium salt include:

Efthymiou et al (2015) Rescue of an in vitro neuron phenotype identified in Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons by modulating the WNT pathway and calcium signaling. Int J Mol Sci 4 230. PMID: 25637190.

Lin et al (2015) Palmitoylethanolamide inhibits glutamate release in rat cerebrocortical nerve terminals. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 16 5555. PMID: 25768340.

Wieland et al (2006) Efficient intracellular multiplication of Legionella pneumophila in human monocytes requires functional host cell L-type calcium channels. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 47 296. PMID: 16831218.

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