L-NAME hydrochloride

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Description: Non-selective NOS inhibitor
Chemical Name: NG-Nitro-L-arginine methyl ester hydrochloride
Citations (20)
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Biological Activity for L-NAME hydrochloride

L-NAME hydrochloride is a NO synthase inhibitor.

Compound Libraries for L-NAME hydrochloride

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Technical Data for L-NAME hydrochloride

M. Wt 269.69
Formula C7H15N5O4.HCl
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 51298-62-5
PubChem ID 135193
Smiles N=C(NCCC[C@H](N)C(OC)=O)N[N+]([O-])=O.Cl

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Solubility Data for L-NAME hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 26.97 100
DMSO 26.97 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.71 mL 18.54 mL 37.08 mL
5 mM 0.74 mL 3.71 mL 7.42 mL
10 mM 0.37 mL 1.85 mL 3.71 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.37 mL 0.74 mL

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References for L-NAME hydrochloride

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

Knowles et al (1994) Nitric oxide synthases in mammals. Biochem.J. 298 249 PMID: 7510950

Moore and Handy (1997) Selective inhibitors of neuronal nitric oxide synthase - is no NOS really good NOS for the nervous system? TiPS 18 204 PMID: 9226999

Pfeiffer et al (1996) Inhibition of nitric oxide synthesis by NG-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME): requirement for bioactivation to the free acid, NG-nitro-L-arginine. Br.J.Pharmacol. 118 1433 PMID: 8832069

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20 Citations for L-NAME hydrochloride

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for L-NAME hydrochloride include:

Cramer et al (2015) Abnormal excitability and episodic low-frequency oscillations in the cerebral cortex of the tottering mouse. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 35 5664 PMID: 25855180

Townsend and Emala (2013) Quercetin acutely relaxes airway smooth muscle and potentiates β-agonist-induced relaxation via dual phosphodiesterase inhibition of PLCβ and PDE4. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 305 L396 PMID: 23873842

Vaish and Singh (2013) Antioxidant Functions of Nitric Oxide Synthase in a Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. Br J Cancer 2013 312146 PMID: 23690783

Huang and Hsu (2010) Activation of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors induces a nitric oxide-dependent long-term depression in rat medial prefrontal cortex. Cereb Cortex 20 982 PMID: 19666830

Sunters et al (2010) Mechano-transduction in osteoblastic cells involves strain-regulated estrogen receptor alpha-mediated control of Ins-like growth factor (IGF) I receptor sensitivity to Ambient IGF, leading to phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/AKT-dependent Wnt/LRP5 receptor-i J Biol Chem 285 8743 PMID: 20042609

Gallo and Iadecola (2011) Neuronal nitric oxide contributes to neuroplasticity-associated protein expression through cGMP, protein kinase G, and extracellular signal-regulated kinase. J Neurosci 31 6947 PMID: 21562256

Dai et al (2011) Lactate dilates cochlear capillaries via type V fibrocyte-vessel coupling signaled by nNOS. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 301 H1248 PMID: 21856924

Bucher et al (2014) Medullary NE neurons modulate local oxygen concentrations in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 34 1128 PMID: 24714037

Bice et al (2014) NO-independent stimulation or activation of soluble guanylyl cyclase during early reperfusion limits infarct size. Cardiovasc Res 101 220 PMID: 24259501

Elks et al (2013) Hypoxia inducible factor signaling modulates susceptibility to mycobacterial infection via a nitric oxide dependent mechanism. PLoS Pathog 9 e1003789 PMID: 24367256

Orru et al (2013) Psychostimulant pharmacological profile of paraxanthine, the main metabolite of caffeine in humans. Neuropharmacology 67 476 PMID: 23261866

Gross et al (2013) Roles of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) and mitochondrial permeability transition pore (MPTP) in epoxyeicosatrienoic acid (EET)-induced cardioprotection against infarction in intact rat hearts. J Mol Cell Cardiol 59 20 PMID: 23419451

Gibson et al (2008) TRPV1 channels mediate long-term depression at synapses on hippocampal interneurons. Neuron 57 746 PMID: 18341994

Cameron (2017) Structural and pharmacological basis for the induction of mitochondrial biogenesis by formo. but not clenbu. Sci Rep 7 10578 PMID: 28874749

Lou et al (2009) Hydroxyurea generates nitric oxide in human erythroid cells: mechanisms for gamma-globin gene activation. Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234 1374 PMID: 19657070

Pearson et al (2009) Detection of EETs and HETE-generating cytochrome P-450 enzymes and the effects of their metabolites on myometrial and vascular function. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 297 E647 PMID: 19549792

Silva et al (2007) Melatonin inhibits nitric oxide production by microvascular endothelial cells in vivo and in vitro. Br J Pharmacol 151 195 PMID: 17375079

Casado et al (2000) Presynaptic N-MthD.-aspartate receptors at the parallel fiber-Purkinje cell synapse. Int J Microbiol 97 11593 PMID: 11016958

Chen et al (2002) Development of a human neuronal cell model for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected macrophage-induced neurotoxicity: apoptosis induced by HIV type 1 primary isolates and evidence for involvement of the Bcl-2/Bcl-xL-sensitive intrinsic apoptosis pa J Virol 76 9407 PMID: 12186923

Safo and Regehr (2005) Endocannabinoids control the induction of cerebellar LTD. Neuron 48 647 PMID: 16301180

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Effective nitric oxide synthase blocker.
By Karthik krishnamurthy on 10/26/2018
Species: Rat
Cell Line/Tissue: astrocytes

Measured time lapse production of nitric oxide in astrocytes stimulated with 30 μM UTP with and without pretreatment with 100 μM L-NAME.

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