Nimodipine

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Cat.No. 0600 - Nimodipine | C21H26N2O7 | CAS No. 66085-59-4
Description: CaV1.x blocker
Chemical Name: 1,4-Dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(3-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid 2-methyloxyethyl 1-methylethyl ester
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Citations (30)
Reviews (1)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for Nimodipine

Nimodipine is a L-type Ca2+ channel blocker. Induces autophagy.

Technical Data for Nimodipine

M. Wt 418.45
Formula C21H26N2O7
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 66085-59-4
PubChem ID 4497
InChI Key UIAGMCDKSXEBJQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles COCCOC(=O)C1=C(C)NC(C)=C(C1C1=CC=CC(=C1)[N+]([O-])=O)C(=O)OC(C)C

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Solubility Data for Nimodipine

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
DMSO 41.84 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.39 mL 11.95 mL 23.9 mL
5 mM 0.48 mL 2.39 mL 4.78 mL
10 mM 0.24 mL 1.19 mL 2.39 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.24 mL 0.48 mL

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References for Nimodipine

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

Batuecas et al (1998) Effects of chronic nimod. on working memory of old rats in relation to defects in synaptosomal calcium homeostasis. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 350 141 PMID: 9696401

Izquierdo (1990) Nimodipine and the recovery of memory. TiPS 11 309 PMID: 2203191

Kappelle et al (1994) Beneficial effect of the Ca2+ antagonist, nimodipine, on existing diabetic neuropathy in the BB/Wor rat. Br.J.Pharmacol. 111 887 PMID: 8019766

Fleming et al (2011) Chemical modulators of autophagy as biological probes and potential therapeutics. Nat.Chem.Biol. 7 9 PMID: 21164513


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Keywords: Nimodipine, Nimodipine supplier, Ca2+, channel, blockers, L-type, Calcium, CaV, Channels, voltage-gated, voltage-dependent, Cav1.x, Autophagy, 0600, Tocris Bioscience

⚠ WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Nimodipine, which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive toxicity with developmental effects. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

30 Citations for Nimodipine

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Nimodipine include:

O'Malley et al (2020) TRPM4 Conductances in Thalamic Reticular Nucleus Neurons Generate Persistent Firing during Slow Oscillations J Neurosci 40 4813 PMID: 32414784

Ciani et al (2015) Wnt signalling tunes neurotransmitter release by directly targeting Synaptotagmin-1. PLoS One 6 8302 PMID: 26400647

Diekman et al (2013) Causes and consequences of hyperexcitation in central clock neurons. PLoS Comput Biol 9 e1003196 PMID: 23990770

Elmer et al (2013) MHCI requires MEF2 transcription factors to negatively regulate synapse density during development and in disease. J Neurosci 33 13791 PMID: 23966700

Grey and Burrell (2010) Co-induction of LTP and LTD and its regulation by protein kinases and phosphatases. J Neurophysiol 103 2737 PMID: 20457859

Haeberle et al (2004) Molecular profiling reveals synaptic release machinery in Merkel cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101 14503 PMID: 15448211

Doshina et al (2017) Cortical cells reveal APP as a new player in the regulation of GABAergic neurotransmission. Sci Rep 7 370 PMID: 28337033

Bellono (2017) Molecular basis of ancestral vertebrate electroreception. Nature 543 391 PMID: 28264196

Pourbadie et al (2015) Preventing effect of L-type calcium channel blockade on electrophysiological alterations in dentate gyrus granule cells induced by entorhinal amyloid pathology. Front Cell Neurosci 10 e0117555 PMID: 25689857

Robinson et al (2015) Tissue plasminogen activator inhibits NMDA-receptor-mediated increases in calcium levels in cultured hippocampal neurons. EMBO J 9 404 PMID: 26500501

Hulme et al (2012) Calcium-dependent but action potential-independent BCM-like metaplasticity in the hippocampus. J Neurosci 32 6785 PMID: 22593048

Schöbel et al (2012) Trigeminal ganglion neurons of mice show intracellular chloride accumulation and chloride-dependent amplification of capsaicin-induced responses. PLoS One 7 e48005 PMID: 23144843

Gan and Silverman (2015) Dendritic and axonal mechanisms of Ca2+ elevation impair BDNF transport in Aβ oligomer-treated hippocampal neurons. PLoS One 26 1058 PMID: 25609087

Haeberle et al Swelling-activated Ca2+ channels trigger Ca2+ signals in Merkel cells. Mol Biol Cell 3 e1750 PMID: 18454189

Dilger et al (2015) Absence of plateau potentials in dLGN cells leads to a breakdown in retinogeniculate refinement. J Neurosci 35 3652 PMID: 25716863

Siddoway et al (2013) An essential role for inhibitor-2 regulation of protein phosphatase-1 in synaptic scaling. Br J Pharmacol 33 11206 PMID: 23825423

Dilger et al (2011) Requirements for synaptically evoked plateau potentials in relay cells of the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus of the mouse. J Physiol 589 919 PMID: 21173075

Wu et al (2008) Coupling of L-type Ca2+ channels to KV7/KCNQ channels creates a novel, activity-dependent, homeostatic intrinsic plasticity. J Neurophysiol 100 1897 PMID: 18715900

McElligott (2008) Alpha1-adrenergic receptor-induced heterosynaptic long-term depression in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis is disrupted in mouse models of affective disorders. Neuropsychopharmacology 33 2313 PMID: 18046308

Saliba et al (2012) Activity-dependent phosphorylation of GABAA receptors regulates receptor insertion and tonic current. J Neurosci 31 2937 PMID: 22531784

Schöbel et al (2014) Astringency is a trigeminal sensation that involves the activation of G protein-coupled signaling by phenolic compounds. Chem Senses 39 471 PMID: 24718416

Clemens and Johnston (2014) Age- and location-dependent differences in store depletion-induced h-channel plasticity in hippocampal pyramidal neurons. J Neurophysiol 111 1369 PMID: 24381027

Jurgens et al (2012) Optogenetic stimulation of the corticothalamic pathway affects relay cells and GABAergic neurons differently in the mouse visual thalamus. PLoS One 7 e45717 PMID: 23029198

Shulga et al (2012) The loop diuretic bumet. blocks posttraumatic p75NTR upregulation and rescues injured neurons. J Neurosci 32 1757 PMID: 22302815

Colgan et al (2012) Action potential-independent and pharmacologically unique vesicular serotonin release from dendrites. J Neurosci 32 15737 PMID: 23136413

Murray et al (2010) Recovery of motoneuron and locomotor function after spinal cord injury depends on constitutive activity in 5-HT2C receptors. Nat Med 16 694 PMID: 20512126

Higley and Sabatini (2010) Competitive regulation of synaptic Ca2+ influx by D2 DA and A2A adenosine receptors. Nat Neurosci 13 958 PMID: 20601948

Liu et al (2013) Long-term potentiation of synaptic transmission in the adult mouse insular cortex: multielectrode array recordings. J Neurophysiol 110 505 PMID: 23636718

Bender et al (2006) Two coincidence detectors for spike timing-dependent plasticity in somatosensory cortex. J Neurosci 26 4166 PMID: 16624937

Facchinetti et al (2006) Nimodipine selectively stimulates beta-amyloid 1-42 secretion by a mechanism independent of calcium influx blockage. Neurobiol Aging 27 218 PMID: 16399208


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The pharmacological inhibitors for electrophysiology assay.
By Anonymous on 02/28/2020
Species: Other

The following concentrations we were used:1 μM Bay K, 10 μM nifedipine, 10 μM nimodipine, 300 nM omega -agatoxin, 1 μM omega -conotoxin, 5 μM mibefradil, 1 μM tetrodotoxin, 1 μM charybdotoxin, 100 nM iberiotoxin, 10 μM NS11021.

PMID: 28264196
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