Selective α1A-adrenoceptor antagonist (pKi values are 9.97, 9.64 and 8.86 for α1A, α1B and α1D subtypes respectively). Decreases resting maximal urethral pressure with negligable effect on mean arterial blood pressure in vivo.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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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 444.97. 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||2.25 mL||11.24 mL||22.47 mL|
|5 mM||0.45 mL||2.25 mL||4.49 mL|
|10 mM||0.22 mL||1.12 mL||2.25 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.22 mL||0.45 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Garcia-Sainz et al (1995) Alpha 1-adrenoceptor subtype selectivity of tamsulosin: studies using livers from different species. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 289 1 PMID: 7781702
Taguchi et al (1997) Effects of tamsulosin metabolites at alpha-1 adrenoceptor subtypes. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 280 1 PMID: 8996174
Ohtake et al (2005) Effects of tamsulosin on resting urethral pressure and arterial blood pressure in anaesthetized female dogs. J.Pharm.Pharmacol. 58 345
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2 Citations for Tamsulosin hydrochloride
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Kunit et al (2014) Inhibition of smooth muscle force generation by focal adhesion kinase inhibitors in the hyperplastic human prostate. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 307 F823 PMID: 25056351
Trevisani et al (2005) Hydrogen sulfide causes vanilloid receptor 1-mediated neurogenic inflammation in the airways. Br J Pharmacol 145 1123 PMID: 15937520
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