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Specific inhibitor of aldose reductase (IC50 = 148 μM). Attenuates glucose-induced angiotensin II production in rat vascular smooth muscle in vitro.
|Storage||Store at RT|
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Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 255.23. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||3.92 mL||19.59 mL||39.18 mL|
|5 mM||0.78 mL||3.92 mL||7.84 mL|
|10 mM||0.39 mL||1.96 mL||3.92 mL|
|50 mM||0.08 mL||0.39 mL||0.78 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Barski et al (1996) The C-terminal loop of aldehyde reductase determines the substrate and inhibitor specificity. Biochemistry 35 14276 PMID: 8916913
Ehrig et al (1994) Mechanism of aldose reductase inhibition: binding of NADP+/NADPH and alrestatin-like inhibitors. Biochemistry 33 7157 PMID: 8003482
Lavrentyev et al (2007) Mechanism of high glucose-induced angiotensin II production in rat vascular smooth muscle cells. Circ.Res. 101 455 PMID: 17626897
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Keywords: Alrestatin, Alrestatin supplier, Aldose, reductases, inhibitors, inhibits, Carbohydrate, Metabolism, Reductase, 0485, Tocris Bioscience
3 Citations for Alrestatin
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Mochin et al (2015) Hyperglycemia and redox status regulate RUNX2 DNA-binding and an angiogenic phenotype in endothelial cells. PLoS One 97 55 PMID: 25283348
Lavrentyev and Malik (2009) High glucose-induced Nox1-derived superoxides downregulate PKC-betaII, which subsequently decreases ACE2 expression and ANG(1-7) formation in rat VSMCs. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 296 H106 PMID: 18978194
Bresson et al (2012) The Prostaglandin F Synthase Activity of the Human Aldose Reductase AKR1B1 Brings New Lenses to Look at Pathologic Conditions. Front Pharmacol 3 98 PMID: 22654757
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