RU 28318, potassium salt
Cat. No. 1672
Alternative Name: Oxprenoate potassium
Chemical Name: (7α,17α)-17-Hydroxy-3-oxo-7-propylpre
Biological ActivityPotent and selective antagonist for the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR). Inhibits aldosterone production and secretion, and selectively decreases ex-vivo MR binding in the hippocampus of adrenalectomised rats. Also decreases blood pressure in female rats following central administration in vivo.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Rahmouni et al (1999) Cardiovascular and renal effects of central administration of a mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist in concious female rats. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 385 199. PMID: 10607876.
Kim et al (1998) Evaluation of RU28318 and RU40555 as selective mineralocorticoid receptor and glucocorticoid receptor antagonists, respectively: receptor measures and functional studies. J.Steroid Biochem.Mol.Biol. 67 213. PMID: 9879980.
Perroteau et al (1984) The effect of the antimineralocorticoid RU 28318 on aldosterone biosythesis in vitro. J.Steroid Biochem. 20 853. PMID: 6323881.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for RU 28318, potassium salt include:
Sabourin et al (2016) Transient receptor potential canonical (TRPC)/Orai1-dependent store-operated Ca2+ channels: New targets of aldosterone in cardiomyocytes. J.Biol.Chem. 291 13394. PMID: 27129253.
Dorey et al (2012) Stress-induced memory retrieval impairments: different time-course involvement of corticosterone and glucocorticoid receptors in dorsal and ventral hippocampus. Neuropsychopharmacology 37 2870. PMID: 22948976.
Luther et al (2011) Aldosterone decreases glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in vivo in mice and in murine islets. Diabetologia 54 2152. PMID: 21519965.
Mayanagi et al (2008) Glucocorticoid receptor-mediated expression of caldesmon regulates cell migration via the reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton. J Biol Chem 283 31183. PMID: 18772142.
Crochemore et al (2005) Direct targeting of hippocampal neurons for apoptosis by glucocorticoids is reversible by mineralocorticoid receptor activation. J Neurosci 10 790. PMID: 15940303.
Yang et al (2005) Behavioral stress enhances hippocampal CA1 long-term depression through the blockade of the glutamate uptake. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 25 4288. PMID: 15858055.
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