(S)-(-)-Bay K 8644

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Cat.No. 1546 - (S)-(-)-Bay K 8644 | C16H15F3N2O4 | CAS No. 98625-26-4
Description: Ca2+-channel activator (L-type)
Chemical Name: (4S)-1,4-Dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-5-nitro-4-[2-trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid methyl ester
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (2)

Biological Activity

L-type Ca2+-channel activator with positive inotropic, vasoconstrictive and behavioral effects in vivo.

Racemate and (R)-(+)-Enantiomer also available.

Technical Data

M. Wt 356.3
Formula C16H15F3N2O4
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 98625-26-4
PubChem ID 6603728
Smiles O=C(OC)C1=C(C)NC(C)=C([N+]([O-])=O)[C@H]1[C@]2=CC=CC=C2C(F)(F)F

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.

Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 35.63 100
ethanol 35.63 100

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 356.3. 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 2.81 mL 14.03 mL 28.07 mL
5 mM 0.56 mL 2.81 mL 5.61 mL
10 mM 0.28 mL 1.4 mL 2.81 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.28 mL 0.56 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Franckowiak et al (1985) The optical isomers of the 1,4-dihydropyridine BAY K 8644 show opposite effects on Ca channels. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 114 223 PMID: 2412855

O'Neill and Bolger (1988) Enantiomer selectivity and the development of tolerance to the behavioral effects of the calcium channel activator BAY K 8644. Brain Res.Bull. 21 865 PMID: 2465070

Ravens and Schopper (1990) Opposite cardiac actions of the enantiomers of Bay K 8644 at different membrane potentials in guinea-pig papillary muscles. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol. 341 232 PMID: 1692975

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2 Citations for (S)-(-)-Bay K 8644

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (S)-(-)-Bay K 8644 include:

Burtscher et al (2014) Spectrum of Cav1.4 dysfunction in congenital stationary night blindness type 2. Biochim Biophys Acta 1838 2053 PMID: 24796500

Landstrom et al (2011) Junctophilin-2 expression silencing causes cardiocyte hypertrophy and abnormal intracellular calcium-handling. Eneuro 4 214 PMID: 21216834

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