FPL 64176

Cat. No. 1403

FPL 64176 C22H21NO3 [120934-96-5]

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Chemical Name: 2,5-Dimethyl-4-[2-(phenylmethyl)benzoyl]-1H-pyrrole-3-carboxylic acid methyl ester

Biological Activity

Potent activator of L-type Ca2+ channels (EC50 = 16 nM). 40-fold more potent than Bay K 8644 (Cat. No. 1544) as a positive inotrope in guinea pig atria.

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in ethanol and to 50 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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 / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Baxter et al (1993) Discovery and synthesis of methyl 2,5-dimethyl-4-[2-(phenylmethyl)benzoyl]-1H-pyrrole-3-carboxylate (FPL 64176) and analogues: the first examples of a new class of calcium channel activator. J.Med.Chem. 36 2739. PMID: 7692047.

Rampe et al (1993) Comparison of the in vitro and in vivo cardiovascular effects of two structurally distinct Ca++ channel activators, BAY K 8644 and FPL 64176. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 265 1125. PMID: 7685384.

Zheng et al (1991) Pharmacological, radioligand binding, and electrophysiological characteristics of FPL 64176, a novel nondihydropyridine Ca2+ channel activator, in cardiac and vascular preparations. Mol.Pharmacol. 40 734. PMID: 1719369.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for FPL 64176 include:

Armstrong and Drapeau (2013) Calcium channel agonists protect against neuromuscular dysfunction in a genetic model of TDP-43 mutation in ALS. Circ Heart Fail 33 1741. PMID: 23345247.

Landstrom et al (2011) Junctophilin-2 expression silencing causes cardiocyte hypertrophy and abnormal intracellular calcium-handling. Endocr Relat Cancer 4 214. PMID: 21216834.

Zhang et al (2011) AKAP79/150 signal complexes in G-protein modulation of neuronal ion channels. J Neurosci 31 7199. PMID: 21562284.

Large et al (2010) Ionic currents in intimal cultured synoviocytes from the rabbit. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 299 C1180. PMID: 20720182.

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