Gadolinium chloride

Cat. No. 4741

Gadolinium chloride GdCl3 [10138-52-0]

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Biological Activity

Calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) agonist; induces NLRP3 inflammasome activation in bone marrow-derived macrophages. Blocks stretch-activated calcium channels; inhibits increase in intracellular calcium ion concentration in hypotonic-stimulated pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells. Has been demonstrated to block TRPML channel currents and other TRP channels.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
Desiccate at RT

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Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

Del Favero et al (2012) The stretch-activated channel blocker Gd3+ reduces palytoxin toxicity in primary cultures of skeletal muscle cells. Chem.Res.Toxicol. 25 1912. PMID: 22900474.

Lee et al (2012) The calcium-sensing receptor regulates the NLRP3 inflammasome through Ca2+ and cAMP. Nature 492 123. PMID: 23143333.

Nishitani et al (2011) Calcium signaling in live cells on elastic gels under mechanical vibration at subcellular levels. PLoS One. 6 e26181. PMID: 22053183.

Nagata et al (2008) The varitint-waddler (Va) deafness mutation in TRPML3 generates constitutive, inward rectifying currents and causes cell degeneration. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 105 353. PMID: 18162548.

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Szteyn et al (2015) Divergence in endothelin-1- and bradykinin-activated store-operated calcium entry in afferent sensory neurons. J Immunol 7. PMID: 25873305.

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