Psora 4

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Description: Potent KV1.3 channel blocker
Chemical Name: 4-(4-Phenylbutoxy)-7H-furo[3,2-g][1]benzopyran-7-one
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for Psora 4

Psora 4 is a potent KV1.3 channel blocker (EC50 = 3 nM). Preferentially binds the C-type inactivated state of the channel, similar to the activity of CP 339818 (Cat. No. 1399). Displays 17- to 70-fold selectivity over closely-related KV1 channels (KV1, KV2, KV4 and KV7); exhibits activity at KV1.5 (IC50 = 7.7 nM). Suppresses proliferation of human and rat myelin-specific effector memory T cells (EC50 values are 25 and 60 nM respectively).

Technical Data for Psora 4

M. Wt 334.37
Formula C21H18O4
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 724709-68-6
PubChem ID 6603977
Smiles O=C2OC1=CC3=C(C=CO3)C(OCCCCC4=CC=CC=C4)=C1C=C2

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Solubility Data for Psora 4

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 16.72 50
ethanol 3.34 10

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.5 mM 5.98 mL 29.91 mL 59.81 mL
2.5 mM 1.2 mL 5.98 mL 11.96 mL
5 mM 0.6 mL 2.99 mL 5.98 mL
25 mM 0.12 mL 0.6 mL 1.2 mL

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References for Psora 4

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

Vennekamp et al (2004) Kv1.3-blocking 5-phenylalkoxypsoralens: a new class of immunomodulators. Mol.Pharmacol. 65 1364 PMID: 15155830

Schmitz et al (2005) Design of PAP-1, a selective small molecule Kv1.3 blocker, for the suppression of effector memory T cells in autoimmune diseases. Mol.Pharmacol. 68 1254 PMID: 16099841

Li et al (2006) Voltage-gated potassium channel Kv1.3 regulates GLUT4 trafficking to the plasma membrane via a Ca2+-dependent mechanism. Am.J.Physiol.Cell Physiol. 290 C345 PMID: 16403947

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Psora 4 was used on Kv3.1 channels to assess the blocking action exerted.
By Anonymous on 02/27/2019
Species: Human

Psora 4 was used on Kv3.1 channels in increasing concentrations to assess the blocking action exerted by Psora 4.Works ideally and gives publishable results.

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