Cat. No. 3277
Chemical Name: 4,4'-(Pentamethylenedioxy)dibenzamid
Biological ActivityAntimicrobial. Neuroprotective; inhibits constitutive nitric oxide synthase in the brain and acts as a NMDA glutamate receptor antagonist.
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Kitamura et al (1995) Inhibition of constitutive nitric oxide synthase in the brain by pentamidine, a calmodulin antagonist. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 289 299. PMID: 7542607.
Reynolds and Aizeman (1992) Pentamidine is an N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist and is neuroprotective in vitro. J.Neurosci. 12 970. PMID: 1532027.
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Capoccia et al (2015) S100B-p53 disengagement by pentamidine promotes apoptosis and inhibits cellular migration via aquaporin-4 and metalloproteinase-2 inhibition in C6 glioma cells. Oncol Lett 9 2864. PMID: 26137161.
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