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(S)-(-)-Bay K 8644 is a L-type Ca2+-channel activator with positive inotropic, vasoconstrictive and behavioral effects in vivo.
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|Storage||Store at +4°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 356.3. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree 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|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
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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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (S)-(-)-Bay K 8644 include:
Wei et al (2017) Inhibition of late sodium current suppresses calcium-related ventricular arrhythmias by reducing the phosphorylation of CaMK-II and sodium channel expressions. Sci Rep 7 981 PMID: 28428622
Chen et al (2011) Neuromuscular synaptic patterning requires the function of skeletal muscle dihydropyridine receptors. Nat Neurosci 14 570 PMID: 21441923
Burtscher et al (2014) Spectrum of Cav1.4 dysfunction in congenital stationary night blindness type 2. Biochim Biophys Acta 1838 2053 PMID: 24796500
Alles et al (2018) Peripheral nerve injury increases contribution of L-type calcium channels to synaptic transmission in spinal lamina II: Role of α2δ-1 subunits. Mol Pain 14 1744806918765800 PMID: 29580153
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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