Cat. No. 4096

Clotrimazole C22H17ClN2 [23593-75-1]

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Alternative Name: CLT

Chemical Name: 1-(2-Chloro-α,α-diphenylbenzyl)imidazole

Biological Activity

Imidazole antimycotic and cytochrome P450 inhibitor. Inhibits Ca2+-activated K+ current (IC50 = 3 μM) and L-type Ca2+ current; increases the firing rate of action potentials. Exhibits antiproliferative activity in vitro and in vivo. Also an inverse agonist of the human constitutive androstane receptor (hCAR).

Technical Data

Soluble to 75 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at RT

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Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Lempiainen et al (2005) Antagonist- and inverse agonist-driven interactions of the vitamin D receptor and the constitutive androstane receptor with corepressor protein. Mol.Endocrinol. 19 2258. PMID: 15905360.

Thomas et al (1999) The antifungal antibiotic clotrimazole potently inhibits L-type calcium current in guinea-pig ventricular myocytes. Br.J.Pharmacol. 126 1531. PMID: 10323582.

Wu et al (1999) Inhibition of Ca2+-activated K+ current by clotrimazole in rat anterior pituitary GH3 cells. Neuropharmacology 38 979. PMID: 10428416.

Snajdrova et al (1998) Clomitrazole, an antimycotic drug, inhibits the sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium pump and contractile function in heart muscle. J.Biol.Chem. 273 28032. PMID: 9774419.

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