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Biological Activity for Levcromakalim
Levcromakalim is an active enantiomer of the prototypical Kir6 (KATP) channel opener Cromakalim. Hypotensive and airways relaxant. IC50 = 490 nM in guinea pig trachea.
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Technical Data for Levcromakalim
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The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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Solubility Data for Levcromakalim
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Preparing Stock Solutions for Levcromakalim
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 286.33. 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|
|0.1 mM||34.92 mL||174.62 mL||349.25 mL|
|0.5 mM||6.98 mL||34.92 mL||69.85 mL|
|1 mM||3.49 mL||17.46 mL||34.92 mL|
|5 mM||0.7 mL||3.49 mL||6.98 mL|
References for Levcromakalim
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Buckle et al (1991) Synthesis and smooth muscle relaxant activity of a new series of potassium channel activators: 3-amido-1,1-dimethylindan-2-ols. J.Med.Chem. 34 919 PMID: 2002472
Noack et al (1992) Potassium channel modulation in rat portal vein by ATP depletion: a comparison with the effects of levcromakalim (BRL 38227). Br.J.Pharmacol. 107 945 PMID: 1467843
Taylor et al (1992) The inhibitory effects of cromakalim and its active enantiomer BRL 38227 against various agonists in guinea pig and human airways. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 261 429 PMID: 1578358
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3 Citations for Levcromakalim
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Levcromakalim include:
Fransen et al (2015) Dissecting out the complex Ca2+-mediated phenylephrine-induced contractions of mouse aortic segments. Lab Chip 10 e0121634 PMID: 25803863
Fike et al (2013) Reactive oxygen species scavengers improve voltage-gated K(+) channel function in pulmonary arteries of newborn pigs with progressive hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension. Pulm Circ 3 551 PMID: 24618540
Garland et al (2015) TRPM4 inhibitor 9-phenanthrol activates endothelial cell intermediate conductance calcium-activated potassium channels in rat isolated mesenteric artery. Br J Pharmacol 172 1114 PMID: 25323322
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