Nifedipine

Cat. No. 1075

Nifedipine C17H18N2O6 [21829-25-4]

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Chemical Name: 1,4-Dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(2-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester

Biological Activity

L-type calcium channel blocker.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
346.34
Formula:
C17H18N2O6
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Desiccate at +4°C
CAS No:
21829-25-4

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 Data Sheet

Stork and Cocks (1994) Pharmacological reactivity of human epicardial coronary arteries: phasic and tonic responses to vasoconstrictor agents differentiated by nifedipine. Br.J.Pharmacol. 113 1093. PMID: 7889259.

Merck Index 12 6617.

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

Lee et al (2015) N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors mediate activity-dependent down-regulation of potassium channel genes during the expression of homeostatic intrinsic plasticity. J Neurosci 8 4. PMID: 25599691.

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.

Caiati et al (2012) Developmental regulation of CB1-mediated spike-time dependent depression at immature mossy fiber-CA3 synapses. Sci Rep 2 285. PMID: 22368777.

Kaufman et al (2012) Opposing roles of synaptic and extrasynaptic NMDA receptor signaling in cocultured striatal and cortical neurons. Mol Brain 32 3992. PMID: 22442066.

Ring et al (2012) GABA maintains the proliferation of progenitors in the developing chick ciliary marginal zone and non-pigmented ciliary epithelium. PLoS One 7 e36874. PMID: 22590629.

Abe et al (2011) The Etv1/Er81 transcription factor orchestrates activity-dependent gene regulation in the terminal maturation program of cerebellar granule cells. Mol Brain 108 12497. PMID: 21746923.

Kim and Rhim (2011) Effects of amyloid-β peptides on voltage-gated L-type Ca(V)1.2 and Ca(V)1.3 Ca(2+) channels. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 32 289. PMID: 21822937.

Landstrom et al (2011) Junctophilin-2 expression silencing causes cardiocyte hypertrophy and abnormal intracellular calcium-handling. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 4 214. PMID: 21216834.

Luoma et al (2011) Progesterone inhibition of voltage-gated calcium channels is a potential neuroprotective mechanism against excitotoxicity. Steroids 76 845. PMID: 21371490.

Xu et al (2011) Mechanistic distinction between activation and inhibition of (Na(+)+K(+))-ATPase-mediated Ca2+ influx in cardiomyocytes. Mol Cells 406 200. PMID: 21303662.

Zemkova et al (2011) Norepinephrine causes a biphasic change in mammalian pinealocye membrane potential: role of alpha1B-adrenoreceptors, phospholipase C, and Ca2+. Endocrinology 152 3842. PMID: 21828176.

Kyriazis et al (2010) Stress-induced switch in Numb isoforms enhances Notch-dependent expression of subtype-specific transient receptor potential channel. J Biol Chem 285 6811. PMID: 20038578.

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

Maier et al (2010) Sustained glutamate receptor activation down-regulates GABAB receptors by shifting the balance from recycling to lysosomal degradation. J Biol Chem 285 35606. PMID: 20826795.

Potier et al (2010) Contribution of the d-Serine-Dependent Pathway to the Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Cognitive Aging. Front Aging Neurosci 2 1. PMID: 20552041.

Ludwar et al (2009) Two distinct mechanisms mediate potentiating effects of depolarization on synaptic transmission. J Neurophysiol 102 1976. PMID: 19605611.

Shin et al (2008) Dendritic glutamate release produces autocrine activation of mGluR1 in cerebellar Purkinje cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105 746. PMID: 18174329.

Soriano et al (2008) Specific targeting of pro-death NMDA receptor signals with differing reliance on the NR2B PDZ ligand. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 28 10696. PMID: 18923045.

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

Fujino et al (2003) Regulation of cpg15 by signaling pathways that mediate synaptic plasticity. Mol Cell Neurosci 24 538. PMID: 14664806.

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