VU 591 hydrochloride

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Cat.No. 4197 - VU 591 hydrochloride | C16H12N6O5.HCl | CAS No. 1315380-70-1
Description: Selective Kir1.1 (ROMK) inhibitor
Chemical Name: 6-Nitro-2-[(6-nitro-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl)methoxymethyl]-1H-benzimidazole hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for VU 591 hydrochloride

VU 591 hydrochloride is a selective renal outer medullary potassium channel (Kir1.1, ROMK) antagonist (IC50 = 300 nM). Thought to block the intracellular pore of the Kir1.1 channel. Exhibits no effect on Kir7.1 at concentrations up to 10 μM; does not inhibit Kir2.1, Kir2.3 or Kir4.1. Displays similar potency to VU 590 (Cat. No. 3891).

Technical Data for VU 591 hydrochloride

M. Wt 404.76
Formula C16H12N6O5.HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1315380-70-1
PubChem ID 90488918
Smiles O=[N+]([O-])C(C=C4)=CC2=C4N=C(N2)COCC1=NC(C=CC([N+]([O-])=O)=C3)=C3N1.Cl

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Solubility Data for VU 591 hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 36.83 100

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 404.76. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.47 mL 12.35 mL 24.71 mL
5 mM 0.49 mL 2.47 mL 4.94 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.24 mL 2.47 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.49 mL

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References for VU 591 hydrochloride

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Bhave et al (2011) Development of a selective small-molecule inhibitor of Kir1.1, the renal outer medullary potassium channel. Mol.Pharmacol. 79 42 PMID: 20926757

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VU 591 works to block Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channels on a few subfamilies.
By Anonymous on 01/16/2019
Assay Type: In Vivo
Species: Mouse

VU 591 works to block Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channels on a few subfamilies.The blocking effect showed by VU 591 is variable on the different classes of Kir channels. Compared to VU 590 which was also used as a reference meausre its blocking action has been found to be on the lower side.Overall acts as a great measure for comparing blocking action.

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