Cat. No. 1692

Cilostazol C20H27N5O2 [73963-72-1]

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Chemical Name: 6-[4-(1-Cyclohexyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl)butoxy]-3,4-dihydro-2(1H)-quinolinone

Biological Activity

Potent phosphodiesterase III A (PDE3A) inhibitor (IC50 = 0.2 μM) and inhibitor of adenosine uptake. Has antimitogenic, antithrombotic, vasodilatory and cardiotonic properties in vivo. Also affects lipid levels in vivo.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in ethanol and to 50 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Schror (2002) The pharmacology of cilostazol. Diabetes Obes.Metab. 4 S14. PMID: 12180353.

Shintani et al (1985) General pharmacological properties of cilostazol, a new antithrombotic drug. Part I: effects on the central nervous system. Arzneimittelforschung 35 1157. PMID: 4074429.

Shintani et al (1985) General pharmacological properties of cilostazol, a new antithrombotic drug. Part II: effects on the peripheral organs. Arzneimittelforschung 35 1163. PMID: 3000392.

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