Cesium chloride

Cat. No. 4739

Cesium chloride CsCl [7647-17-8]

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Biological Activity

Potassium channel blocker; inhibits the pacemaker current (If) and the hyperpolarization-activated cationic current (Ih). Prevents activation of caspase-3 and neuronal apoptosis in serum- and potassium-deprived cerebellar granule neurons by inactivating GSK-3β.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
Desiccate at RT

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Sharma et al (2012) Magnesium sulfate suppresses L-type calcium currents on the basilar artery smooth muscle cells in rabbits. Neurol.Res. 34 291. PMID: 22450340.

Zhong et al (2007) Cesium chloride protects cerebellar granule neurons from apoptosis induced by low potassium. Int.J.Dev.Neurosci. 25 359. PMID: 17804190.

Wallick et al (1997) Effects of ionic channel antagonists barium, cesium, and UL-FS-49 on vagal slowing of atrial rate in dogs. Am.J.Physiol. 273 H2155. PMID: 9374748.

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Keywords: Cesium chloride, supplier, Caesium, chloride, potassium, channel, blockers, If, Ih, currents, neuroprotective, apoptosis, CsCl, Tocris Bioscience, Non-selective / Other Potassium Channel Blocker products

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