Cat. No. 2397
Alternative Names: Inspra, Epoxymexrenone
Chemical Name: (7α,11α,17α)-9,11-Epoxy-17-hydroxy-3-o
Biological ActivitySelective mineralocorticoid (aldosterone) receptor antagonist (IC50 = 360 nM). Displays > 27-fold selectivity over androgen, progesterone and estrogen receptors (IC50 > 10 μM). Orally active antihypertensive in vivo.
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McMahon and Cunningham (2001) Recent studies with eplerenone, a novel selective aldosterone receptor antagonist. Curr.Opin.Pharmacol. 1 190. PMID: 11714095.
De Gasparo et al (1987) Three new epoxy-spirolactone derivatives: characterization in vivo and in vitro. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 240 650. PMID: 2949071.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Eplerenone include:
Urbanet et al (2010) Analysis of insulin sensitivity in adipose tissue of patients with primary aldosteronism. Purinergic Signal 95 4037. PMID: 20484481.
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