RU 28318, potassium salt
Potent and selective antagonist for the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR). Inhibits aldosterone production and secretion, and selectively decreases ex-vivo MR binding in the hippocampus of adrenalectomised rats. Also decreases blood pressure in female rats following central administration in vivo.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 440.66. 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||2.27 mL||11.35 mL||22.69 mL|
|5 mM||0.45 mL||2.27 mL||4.54 mL|
|10 mM||0.23 mL||1.13 mL||2.27 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.23 mL||0.45 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Kim et al (1998) Evaluation of RU28318 and RU40555 as selective mineralocorticoid receptor and glucocorticoid receptor antagonists, respectively: receptor measures and functional studies. J.Steroid Biochem.Mol.Biol. 67 213 PMID: 9879980
Perroteau et al (1984) The effect of the antimineralocorticoid RU 28318 on aldosterone biosythesis in vitro. J.Steroid Biochem. 20 853 PMID: 6323881
Rahmouni et al (1999) Cardiovascular and renal effects of central administration of a mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist in concious female rats. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 385 199 PMID: 10607876
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6 Citations for RU 28318, potassium salt
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Luther et al (2011) Aldosterone decreases glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in vivo in mice and in murine islets. Diabetologia 54 2152 PMID: 21519965
Mayanagi et al (2008) Glucocorticoid receptor-mediated expression of caldesmon regulates cell migration via the reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton. J Biol Chem 283 31183 PMID: 18772142
Sabourin et al (2016) Transient receptor potential canonical (TRPC)/Orai1-dependent store-operated Ca2+ channels: New targets of aldosterone in cardiomyocytes. J.Biol.Chem. 291 13394 PMID: 27129253
Dorey et al (2012) Stress-induced memory retrieval impairments: different time-course involvement of corticosterone and glucocorticoid receptors in dorsal and ventral hippocampus. Neuropsychopharmacology 37 2870 PMID: 22948976
Crochemore et al (2005) Direct targeting of hippocampal neurons for apoptosis by glucocorticoids is reversible by mineralocorticoid receptor activation. J Neurosci 10 790 PMID: 15940303
Yang et al (2005) Behavioral stress enhances hippocampal CA1 long-term depression through the blockade of the glutamate uptake. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 25 4288 PMID: 15858055
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