Cat. No. 3757
Alternative Names: Tikosyn, UK 68798
Chemical Name: 1-(4-Methanesulphonamidophenoxy)-2-
Biological ActivitySelective potassium channel blocker. Blocks KV11.1 (hERG) channels; inhibits the rapid delayed-rectifier K+ current (IKr). Displays class III antiarrhythmic properties.
Licensing InformationSold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.
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Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Data Sheet
Finlayson et al (2001) [3H]Dofetilide binding in SHSY5Y and HEK293 cells expressing a HERG-like K+ channel. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 412 203. PMID: 11166283.
Carmeliet (1992) Voltage- and time-dependent block of delayed K+ current in cardiac myocytes by dofetilide. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 262 809. PMID: 1501123.
Gwilt et al (1991) UK-68,798: a novel, potent and highly selective class III antiarrhythmic agent which blocks potassium channels in cardiac cells. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 256 318. PMID: 1988662.
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Bhave et al (2011) Development of a selective small-molecule inhibitor of Kir1.1, the renal outer medullary potassium channel. Mol Pharmacol 79 42. PMID: 20926757.
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