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Description: Dual CaV1.x and CaV2.x blocker
Alternative Names: FRC 8653
Chemical Name: 1,4-Dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(3-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid 2-methoxyethyl (2E)-3-phenyl-2-propenyl ester
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for Cilnidipine

Cilnidipine is a dual L- and N-type calcium channel blocker that displays antihypertensive, sympatholytic and neuroprotective activity. Lowers mean blood pressure and reduces the size of cerebral infarction in the rat model of focal brain ischemia.

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Technical Data for Cilnidipine

M. Wt 492.52
Formula C27H28N2O7
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 132203-70-4
PubChem ID 2752
Smiles COCCOC(=O)C1=C(C)NC(C)=C(C1C1=CC=CC(=C1)[N+]([O-])=O)C(=O)OCC=CC1=CC=CC=C1

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Solubility Data for Cilnidipine

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 49.25 100
ethanol 4.92 10

Preparing Stock Solutions for Cilnidipine

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 492.52. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.03 mL 10.15 mL 20.3 mL
5 mM 0.41 mL 2.03 mL 4.06 mL
10 mM 0.2 mL 1.02 mL 2.03 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.2 mL 0.41 mL

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References for Cilnidipine

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Murai et al (2000) Preferential inhibition of L- and N-type calcium channels in the rat hippocampal neurons by cilnidipine. Brain Res. 854 6 PMID: 10784100

Takahara et al (2004) Neuroprotective effects of a dual L/N-type Ca2+ channel blocker cilnidipine in the rat focal brain ischemia model. Biol.Pharm.Bull. 27 1388 PMID: 15340224

Nap et al (2004) The evaluation of the N-type channel blocking properties of cilnidipine and other voltage-dependent calcium antagonists. Fund.Clin.Pharmacol. 18 309

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The effect of Cilnidipine was studied on the N-type Ca2+ channel.
By Anonymous on 02/12/2019
Species: Human

The effect of Cilnidipine was studied on the N-type Ca2+ channel. Due to its blocking action at the N-type and L-type calcium channel, cilnidipine dilates both arterioles and venules, reducing the pressure in the capillary bed.

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