L-NIO dihydrochloride

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Cat.No. 0546 - L-NIO dihydrochloride | C7H15N3O2.2HCl | CAS No. 159190-44-0
Description: NOS inhibitor
Chemical Name: N5-(1-Iminoethyl)-L-ornithine dihydrochloride
Citations (5)

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of nitric oxide (NO) synthase. Inhibits iNOS, eNOS and nNOS. Active in vivo.

Technical Data

M. Wt 246.13
Formula C7H15N3O2.2HCl
Storage Desiccate at -20°C
CAS Number 159190-44-0
PubChem ID 2733507
Smiles N[C@H](C(O)=O)CCCNC(C)=N.Cl.Cl

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 24.61 100

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 246.13. 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 4.06 mL 20.31 mL 40.63 mL
5 mM 0.81 mL 4.06 mL 8.13 mL
10 mM 0.41 mL 2.03 mL 4.06 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.41 mL 0.81 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Moncada et al (1997) XIV. International Union of Pharmacology nomenclature in nitric oxide research. Pharmacol.Rev. 49 137 PMID: 9228663

Mulligan et al (1992) Protective effects of inhibitors of nitric oxide synthase in immune complex-induced vasculitis. Br.J.Pharmacol. 107 1159 PMID: 1281719

Rees et al (1990) Characterization of three inhibitors of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in vitro and in vivo. Br.J.Pharmacol. 101 746 PMID: 1706208

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5 Citations for L-NIO dihydrochloride

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for L-NIO dihydrochloride include:

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

Lu et al (2015) Neuronal and Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthases in the Paraventricular Nucleus Modulate Sympathetic Overdrive in Insulin-Resistant Rats. Endocrinology 10 e0140762 PMID: 26485682

Bergeron et al (2015) Relaxin peptide hormones are protective during the early stages of ischemic stroke in male rats. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 156 638 PMID: 25456068

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

Wu et al (2013) Vasorelaxin: a novel arterial smooth muscle-relaxing eicosapeptide from the skin secretion of the Chinese piebald odorous frog (Odorrana schmackeri). PLoS One 8 e55739 PMID: 23405205

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