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Cat.No. 1131 - KU14R | C13H14N2O | CAS No. 189224-48-4
Description: Antagonist of pancreatic imidazoline receptor
Chemical Name: 2-(2-Ethyl-2,3-dihydro-2-benzofuranyl)-1H-imidazole
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

Antagonist of the atypical imidazoline binding site (putative I3 receptor) of pancreatic β-cells. Selectively blocks efaroxan-induced insulin secretion in vitro and in vivo.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 214.27
Formula C13H14N2O
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 189224-48-4
PubChem ID 4302964
Smiles CCC1(CC2=CC=CC=C2O1)C1=NC=CN1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 21.43 100

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 214.27. 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 4.67 mL 23.34 mL 46.67 mL
5 mM 0.93 mL 4.67 mL 9.33 mL
10 mM 0.47 mL 2.33 mL 4.67 mL
50 mM 0.09 mL 0.47 mL 0.93 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Chan et al (1997) The putative endogenous imidazoline receptor ligand, clonidine-displacing substance, is a potent insulin secretagogue in rat and human islets of Langerhans. Br.J.Pharmacol. 120 926 PMID: 9138700

Chan et al (1997) Clotrimazole and efaroxan stimulate insulin secretion by different mechanisms in rat pancreatic islets. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 356 763 PMID: 9453462

Mayer and Taberner (2002) Effects of the imidazoline ligands efaroxan and KU14R on blood glucose in the mouse. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 454 95 PMID: 12409010

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