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Biological Activity for Nimodipine
Nimodipine is a L-type Ca2+ channel blocker. Induces autophagy.
Technical Data for Nimodipine
|Storage||Store at RT|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for Nimodipine
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Nimodipine
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 418.45. 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|
|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|
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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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 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.
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