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Cat.No. 1503 - Pinacidil | C13H19N5 | CAS No. 60560-33-0
Description: K+ channel opener. Activates KATP channels
Chemical Name: N-Cyano-N'-4-pyridinyl-N''-(1,2,2-trimethylpropyl)guanidine
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

K+ channel opener and vasodilator. Activates KATP channels (IC50 for relaxation of coronary arteries = 1.26 μM). Clinically used antihypertensive agent.

Technical Data

M. Wt 245.33
Formula C13H19N5
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 60560-33-0
Smiles CC(N\C(NC1=CC=NC=C1)=N/C#N)C(C)(C)C

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.08 mL 20.38 mL 40.76 mL
5 mM 0.82 mL 4.08 mL 8.15 mL
10 mM 0.41 mL 2.04 mL 4.08 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.41 mL 0.82 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Gollasch et al (1995) Pinacidil relaxes porcine and human coronary arteries by activating ATP-dependent potassium channels in smooth muscle cells. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 275 681 PMID: 7473155

Kimura et al (1988) Effects of an antihypertensive vasodilator, pinacidil, on regional blood flow in conscious spontaneously hypertensive rats. J.Pharmacobiodyn. 11 430 PMID: 3171884

Petersen (1978) Synthesis and hypotensive activity of N-alkyl-N"-cyano-N'-pyridylguanidines. J.Med.Chem. 21 773 PMID: 691003

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