Cat. No. 1378
Alternative Name: BRL 38227
Chemical Name: (3S,4R)-3,4-dihydro-3-hydroxy-2,2-d
Biological ActivityActive 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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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.
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.
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Fransen et al (2015) Dissecting out the complex Ca2+-mediated phenylephrine-induced contractions of mouse aortic segments. Lab Chip 10 e0121634. PMID: 25803863.
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