Description: Potent β2 agonist; long acting
Alternative Names: GR 33343
Chemical Name: 4-Hydroxy-α1-[[[6-(4-phenylbutoxy)hexyl]amino]methyl]-1,3-benzenedimethanol
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for Salmeterol

Potent and selective β2-adrenoceptor agonist (EC50 = 5.3 nM); bronchodilator. Unlike other β2 agonists, binds to exo-site domain of β2 receptors, producing a slow onset of action and prolonged activation.

Licensing Information

Sold for research purposes under agreement from GlaxoSmithKline

Technical Data for Salmeterol

M. Wt 415.57
Formula C25H37NO4
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 89365-50-4
Smiles Oc1ccc(C(CNCCCCCCOCCCCc2ccccc2)O)cc1CO

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References for Salmeterol

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Clark et al (1996) Stable activation and desensitization of β2-adrenergic receptor stimulation of adenylyl cyclase by salmeterol: evidence for quasi-irreversible binding to an exosite. Mol.Pharmacol. 49 182 PMID: 8569705

Ellis et al (1995) Correlation of cyclic AMP accumulation and relaxant actions of salme. and salbutamol in bovine tracheal smooth muscle. Br.J.Pharmacol. 116 2510 PMID: 8581292

Johnson et al (1993) The pharmacology of salme. Life Sci. 52 2131 PMID: 8099695

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