Benidipine hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 3934 - Benidipine hydrochloride | C28H31N3O6.HCl | CAS No. 91599-74-5
Description: Calcium channel blocker
Alternative Names: KW 3049
Chemical Name: (4R)-rel-1,4-Dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(3-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid 3-methyl 5-[(3R)-1-(phenylmethyl)-3-piperidinyl] ester hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Orally active antihypertensive agent which displays a wide range of activities in vitro and in vivo. Inhibits L-, N- and T-type Ca2+ channels. Also inhibits aldosterone-induced mineralocorticoid receptor activation. Exhibits cardioprotective and antiartherosclerotic effects.

Technical Data

M. Wt 542.02
Formula C28H31N3O6.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 91599-74-5
PubChem ID 76968919
Smiles CC1=C(C(OC)=O)[C@@H]([C@]2=CC([N+]([O-])=O)=CC=C2)C(C(O[C@H]3CN(CC4=CC=CC=C4)CCC3)=O)=C(C)N1.CC5=C(C(OC)=O)[C@H]([C@]6=CC([N+]([O-])=O)=CC=C6)C(C(O[C@@H]7CN(CC8=CC=CC=C8)CCC7)=O)=C(C)N5.Cl.Cl

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 40.65 75
ethanol 5.42 10

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.84 mL 9.22 mL 18.45 mL
5 mM 0.37 mL 1.84 mL 3.69 mL
10 mM 0.18 mL 0.92 mL 1.84 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.18 mL 0.37 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Yao et al (2006) Pharmacological, pharmacokinetic, and clinical properties of benidipine hydrochloride, a novel long-acting calcium channel blocker. J.Pharmacol.Sci. 100 243 PMID: 16565579

Kosaka et al (2010) The L-, N-, T-type triple calcium channel blocker benidipine acts as an antagonist of mineralocorticoid receptor, a member of nuclear receptor family. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 635 49 PMID: 20307534

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Keywords: L-type T-type N-type calcium channels Ca2+ blockers inhibitors inhibits selective voltage-gated voltage-dependent CaV mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist KW3049 KW 3049 Voltage-gated Calcium Channels

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