Orally active, potent histamine H1 antagonist (IC50 = 4 nM) that displays 20-fold, > 250-fold and > 250-fold selectivity over 5-HT, dopamine and muscarinic acetylcholine receptors respectively. Exhibits antimalarial activity in multidrug resistant strains in vitro (IC50 = 227 - 734 nM). Also potent KV11.1 (hERG) channel blocker (IC50 = 0.9 nM) that displays cardiotoxicity in vivo.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 458.57. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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||2.18 mL||10.9 mL||21.81 mL|
|5 mM||0.44 mL||2.18 mL||4.36 mL|
|10 mM||0.22 mL||1.09 mL||2.18 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.22 mL||0.44 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Cavalli et al (2002) Towards a pharmacophore for drugs inducing the long QT syndrome: Insights from a CoMFA study of hERG K+ channel blockers. J.Med.Chem. 45 3844 PMID: 12190308
Chong et al (2006) A clinical drug library screen identifies astemizole as an antimalarial agent. Nat.Chem.Biol. 2 415 PMID: 16816845
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Klingerman et al (2014) Second-generation antipsychotics cause a rapid switch to fat oxidation that is required for survival in C57BL/6J mice. Schizophr Bull 40 327 PMID: 23328157
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