SKA 31

Cat. No. 3670

SKA 31 C11H8N2S [40172-65-4]

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Chemical Name: Naphtho[1,2-d]thiazol-2-ylamine

Biological Activity

Activator of KCa3.1 and KCa2 channels (EC50 values are 260, 2900, 2900 nM for KCa3.1, KCa2.1 and KCa2.2 respectively). Potentiates acetylcholine-induced EDHF-type dilations of mouse carotid arteries and lowers blood pressure in normotensive and hypertensive mice.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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Brahler et al (2009) Genetic deficit of SK3 and IK1 channels disrupts the endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor vasodilator pathway and causes hypertension. Circulation 119 2323. PMID: 19380617.

Sankaranarayanan et al (2009) Naphtho[1,2-d]thaizol-2-ylamine (SKA-31), a new activator of KCa2 and KCa3.1 potassium channels, potentiates the endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor response and lowers blood pressure. Mol.Pharmacol. 75 281. PMID: 18955585.

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