Cat. No. 2968
Alternative Names: SC 9420, Aldactone
Chemical Name: (7α,17α)-7-(Acetylthio)-17-hydroxy-3-
Biological ActivityCompetitive mineralocorticoid (aldosterone) receptor antagonist that exhibits antihypertensive activity in vivo. Also displays antiandrogen activity and inhibits steroid hormone biosynthesis.
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Ye et al (2009) Contrasting effects of eplerenone and spironolactone on adrenal cell steroidogenesis. Horm.Metab.Res. 41 35. PMID: 18819053.
Struthers et al (2008) A comparison of the aldosterone-blocking agents eplernone and spironolactone. Clin.Cardiol. 31 153. PMID: 18404673.
Delyani et al (2000) Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists: the evolution of utility and pharmacology. Kidney Int. 57 1408. PMID: 10760075.
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Liu et al (2014) Chronic stress impairs GABAergic control of amygdala through suppressing the tonic GABAA receptor currents. Mol Brain 7 32. PMID: 24758222.
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