Doxazosin mesylate

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Cat.No. 2964 - Doxazosin mesylate | C23H25N5O5.CH3SO3H | CAS No. 77883-43-3
Description: α1 antagonist
Alternative Names: UK 33274
Chemical Name: 4-Amino-2-[4-(1,4-benzodioxan-2-carbonyl)piperazin-1-yl]-6,7-dimethoxyquinazoline methanesulfonate
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (4)
Literature (4)

Biological Activity

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.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 547.58
Formula C23H25N5O5.CH3SO3H
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 77883-43-3
PubChem ID 62978
Smiles NC2=NC(N3CCN(C(C4COC(C=CC=C5)=C5O4)=O)CC3)=NC1=CC(OC)=C(OC)C=C12.CS(=O)(O)=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 41.07 75

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 547.58. 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
0.75 mM 2.43 mL 12.17 mL 24.35 mL
3.75 mM 0.49 mL 2.43 mL 4.87 mL
7.5 mM 0.24 mL 1.22 mL 2.43 mL
37.5 mM 0.05 mL 0.24 mL 0.49 mL

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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 doxa. 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

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Doxazosin mesylate include:

Kahn et al (2016) The anti-hypertensive drug pra. inhibits glioblastoma growth via the PKCδ-dependent inhibition of the AKT pathway. EMBO Mol Med 8 511 PMID: 27138566

Cilz et al (2014) DArgic 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

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 DA in the Basolateral Amygdala. Front Cell Neurosci 2 46 PMID: 24904907

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