VU 591 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 4197
Chemical Name: 6-Nitro-2-[(6-nitro-1H-benzimidazol
Biological ActivitySelective renal outer medullary potassium channel (Kir1.1, ROMK) antagonist (IC50 = 300 nM). Thought to block the intracellular pore of the Kir1.1 channel. Exhibits no effect on Kir7.1 at concentrations up to 10 μM; does not inhibit Kir2.1, Kir2.3 or Kir4.1. Displays similar potency to VU 590 (Cat. No. 3891).
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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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