Use-dependent sodium channel blocker (IC50 values are 75.3 and 23.6 μM for tonic and use-dependent block respectively). Class Ib antiarrhythmic, neuroprotective and antimyotonic agent.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 215.72. 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||4.64 mL||23.18 mL||46.36 mL|
|5 mM||0.93 mL||4.64 mL||9.27 mL|
|10 mM||0.46 mL||2.32 mL||4.64 mL|
|50 mM||0.09 mL||0.46 mL||0.93 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Franchini et al (2003) Optically active mexiletine analogues as stereoselective blockers of voltage-gated Na+ channels. J.Med.Chem. 46 5238 PMID: 14613326
Ates et al (2006) Neuroprotective effect of mexiletine in the central nervous system of diabetic rats. Mol.Cell.Biochem. 286 125 PMID: 16541198
Bellis et al (2006) Evaluation of the pharmacological activity of the major mexiletine metabolites on skeletal muscle sodium currents. Br.J.Pharmacol. 149 300 PMID: 16921388
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Keywords: Na+ channel blockers antiarrhythmic agent Sodium NaV Channels voltage-gated voltage-dependent Ko1173 Ko 1173 Voltage-gated Sodium Channels
2 Citations for Mexiletine hydrochloride
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Mexiletine hydrochloride include:
Rojas et al (2015) Reactive oxygen species trigger motoneuron death in non-cell-autonomous models of ALS through activation of c-Abl signaling. Front Cell Neurosci 9 203 PMID: 26106294
Rojas et al (2014) Astrocytes expressing mutant SOD1 and TDP43 trigger motoneuron death that is mediated via sodium channels and nitroxidative stress. Front Cell Neurosci 8 24 PMID: 24570655
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