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Description: Potent CaV3.1 and 3.3 activator; orally bioavailable
Chemical Name: Ethyl 8'-methyl-2',4-dioxo-2-(piperidin-1-yl)-2'H-spiro[cyclopent[2]ene-1,3'-imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine]-3-carboxylate
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for SAK 3

SAK 3 is a potent CaV3.1 and CaV3.3 activator. Enhances CaV3.1 and CaV3.3, but not CaV3.2 activity at concentrations of 0.01 - 10 M in neuro2A cells in vitro. Elevates ACh levels in hippocampus. Rescues impaired memory-related behaviors, promotes adult neurogenesis and displays antidepressant-like effects in OBX mice. Orally bioavailable.

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Technical Data for SAK 3

M. Wt 369.41
Formula C20H23N3O4
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1256269-87-0
PubChem ID 71655974
Smiles O=C(C1=C(C2(N3C=CC=C(C3=NC2=O)C)CC1=O)N4CCCCC4)OCC

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Solubility Data for SAK 3

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 36.94 100
1eq. HCl 36.94 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.71 mL 13.54 mL 27.07 mL
5 mM 0.54 mL 2.71 mL 5.41 mL
10 mM 0.27 mL 1.35 mL 2.71 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.27 mL 0.54 mL

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References for SAK 3

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

Yabuki et al (2017) Pharmacological properties of SAK3, a novel T-type voltage-gated Ca2+ channel enhancer. Neuropharmacology 117 1 PMID: 28093211

Xu et al (2018) T-type calcium channel enhancer SAK3 produces anti-depressant-like effects by promoting adult hippocampal neurogenesis in olfactory bulbectomized mice. J.Pharmacol.Sci. 137 333 PMID: 30196018

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