Selective α1-adrenoceptor antagonist (pKi values are 9.0, 8.5 and 8.4 for human α1B, α1A and α1D receptors respectively). Displays antihypertensive activity.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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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 547.58. 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||1.83 mL||9.13 mL||18.26 mL|
|5 mM||0.37 mL||1.83 mL||3.65 mL|
|10 mM||0.18 mL||0.91 mL||1.83 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.18 mL||0.37 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Alabaster and Davey (1986) The α1-adrenoceptor antagonist profile of doxazosin: preclinical pharmacology. Br.J.Clin.Pharmacol. 21 9S PMID: 2871857
Kenny et al (1996) Evaluation of the pharmacological selectivity profile of α1 adrenoceptor antagonists at prostatic α1 adrenoceptors: binding functional and in vivo studies. Br.J.Pharmacol. 118 871 PMID: 8799556
Ma et al (2006) Chiral selective effects of doxazosin enantiomers on blood pressure and urinaruy bladder pressure in anesthetized rats. Acta Pharmacol.Sinica 27 1423
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4 Citations for Doxazosin mesylate
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Diaz et al (2014) Moderate Alcohol Exposure during the Rat Equivalent to the Third Trimester of Human Pregnancy Alters Regulation of GABAA Receptor-Mediated Synaptic Transmission by Dopamine in the Basolateral Amygdala. Front Cell Neurosci 2 46 PMID: 24904907
Kahn et al (2016) The anti-hypertensive drug prazosin inhibits glioblastoma growth via the PKCδ-dependent inhibition of the AKT pathway. EMBO Mol Med 8 511 PMID: 27138566
Cilz et al (2014) Dopaminergic modulation of GABAergic transmission in the entorhinal cortex: concerted roles of α1 adrenoreceptors, inward rectifier K+, and T-type Ca2+ channels. Cereb Cortex 24 3195 PMID: 23843440
Jahchan et al (2013) A drug repositioning approach identifies tricyclic antidepressants as inhibitors of small cell lung cancer and other neuroendocrine tumors. Cancer Discov 3 1364 PMID: 24078773
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Major depressive disorder is characterized by depressed mood and a loss of interest and/or pleasure. Updated in 2015 this poster highlights presynaptic and postsynaptic targets for the potential treatment of major depressive disorder, as well as outlining the pharmacology of currently approved antidepressant drugs.