Cat. No. 5181
Alternative Name: OPC-41061
Chemical Name: N-[4-[(7-Chloro-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-
Biological ActivityPotent and selective competitive vasopressin V2 receptor antagonist (Ki values are 0.06 and 12.3 nM for V2 and V1a receptors respectively). Decreases urine osmolality and increases serum sodium concentrations. Delays the onset of end-stage renal disease in a mouse model of polycystic kidney disease. Exhibits myocardial and renal protective effects in hypertensive heart failure rats. Orally active.
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Aihara et al (2014) Tolvaptan delays the onset of end-stage renal disease in a polycystic kidney disease model by suppressing increases in kidney volume and renal injury. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 349 258. PMID: 24570071.
Morooka et al (2012) Chronic administration of oral vasopressin type 2 receptor antagonist tolvaptan exerts both myocardial and renal protective effects in rats with hypertensive heart failure. Circ.Heart.Fail. 5 484. PMID: 22628529.
Ghali et al (2009) Tolvaptan. Nat.Rev.Drug Discov. 8 611. PMID: 19644472.
Kondo et al (1999) 7-Chloro-5-hydroxy-1-[2-methyl-4-(2-methylbenzoyl-amino)benzoyl ]-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-1H-1-benzazepine (OPC-41061): a potent, orally active nonpeptide arginine vasopressin V2 receptor antagonist. Bioorg.Med.Chem. 7 1743. PMID: 10482466.
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Zeynalov et al (2015) Arginine-Vasopressin Receptor Blocker Conivaptan Reduces Brain Edema and Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption after Experimental Stroke in Mice. Mol Cells 10 e0136121. PMID: 26275173.
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