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Biological Activity for Doxazosin mesylate
Doxazosin mesylate is a 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.
Compound Libraries for Doxazosin mesylate
Technical Data for Doxazosin mesylate
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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Solubility Data for Doxazosin mesylate
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Doxazosin mesylate
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.
|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|
Product Datasheets for Doxazosin mesylate
References for Doxazosin mesylate
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 PMID: 17049117
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4 Citations for Doxazosin mesylate
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Doxazosin mesylate include:
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
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
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
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The drug was incubated at 10 μM to investigate a potential effect on cell metabolism.
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