L-type Ca2+ channel blocker.
|Storage||Store at RT|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 418.45. 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||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 are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Batuecas et al (1998) Effects of chronic nimodipine 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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17 Citations for Nimodipine
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Nimodipine include:
Saliba et al (2012) Activity-dependent phosphorylation of GABAA receptors regulates receptor insertion and tonic current. J Neurosci 31 2937 PMID: 22531784
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
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 dopamine and A2A adenosine receptors. Nat Neurosci 13 958 PMID: 20601948
Bellono (2017) Molecular basis of ancestral vertebrate electroreception. Nature 543 391 PMID: 28264196
Dilger et al (2015) Absence of plateau potentials in dLGN cells leads to a breakdown in retinogeniculate refinement. J Neurosci 35 3652 PMID: 25716863
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
Ciani et al (2015) Wnt signalling tunes neurotransmitter release by directly targeting Synaptotagmin-1. PLoS One 6 8302 PMID: 26400647
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
Bender et al (2006) Two coincidence detectors for spike timing-dependent plasticity in somatosensory cortex. J Neurosci 26 4166 PMID: 16624937
Haeberle et al (2004) Molecular profiling reveals synaptic release machinery in Merkel cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101 14503 PMID: 15448211
Haeberle et al Swelling-activated Ca2+ channels trigger Ca2+ signals in Merkel cells. Mol Biol Cell 3 e1750 PMID: 18454189
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
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 bumetanide 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
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