Overview

  • Product name(±)-BAYK8644
  • Description
    Potent L-type Ca2+ channel activator
  • Biological descriptionPotent L-type Ca2+ channel activator (EC50 = 17.3 nM). Centrally active following systemic administration.
  • Purity> 99%

Properties

  • Chemical name1,4-Dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-5-nitro-4-[2-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid methyl ester
  • Molecular weight356.30
  • Chemical structureChemical Structure
  • Molecular formulaC16H15F3N2O4
  • CAS Number71145-03-4
  • Storage instructionsStore at +4°C. Store under Desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overviewSoluble in DMSO to 100 mM and in ethanol to 100 mM
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

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  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

    References for (±)-BAYK8644 (ab120366)

    This product has been referenced in:
    • Samantaray S  et al. Calcium channel agonist, (+/-)-Bay K8644, causes a transient increase in striatal monoamine oxidase activity in Balb/c mice. Neurosci Lett 342:73-6 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 12727321) »
    • Bourson A  et al. Central and peripheral effects of the dihydropyridine calcium channel activator BAY K 8644 in the rat. Eur J Pharmacol 160:339-47 (1989). Read more (PubMed: 2469593) »
    • Rae GA & Calixto JB Interactions of calcium antagonists and the calcium channel agonist Bay K 8644 on neurotransmission of the mouse isolated vas deferens. Br J Pharmacol 96:333-40 (1989). Read more (PubMed: 2466518) »

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