Chemical Name: 2-[(2-Aminoethoxy)methyl]-4-(2-chlorophenyl)-1,4-dihydro-6-methyl-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid 3-ethyl 5-methyl ester benzenesulfonate
Biological ActivityL-type calcium channel blocker that displays antihypertensive properties. Inhibits Ca2+-induced contractions in depolarized rat aorta (IC50 = 1.9 nM) and displays vasoprotective effects in cardiovascular disease. Inhibits proliferation of human vascular smooth muscle cells and epidermoid carcinoma A431 cells (IC50 = 25 μM).
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Antiproliferative effect of Ca2+ channel blockers on human epidermoid carcinoma A431 cells.
Yoshida et al.
Calcium channel blockades exhibit anti-inflammatory and antioxidative effects by augmentation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase and the inhibition of angiotensin converting enzyme in the NG-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester-induced hype
Toba et al.
Calcium channel blocking properties of amlod. in vascular smooth muscle and cardiac muscle in vitro: evidence for voltage modulation of vascular dihydropyridine receptors.
Burges et al.
Citations for Amlodipine besylate
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Suppression of protective responses upon activation of L-type voltage gated calcium channel in macrophages during mycobacterium bovis BCG infection
Authors: Sharma Et al.
PLoS One 2016;11:e0163845
Serotonin 5-HT3 receptor-mediated vomiting occurs via the activation of Ca2+/CaMKII-dependent ERK1/2 signaling in the least shrew (Cryptotis parva).
Authors: Zhong Et al.
PLoS One 2014;9:e104718
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L-type Ca2+ current was analysed by patch clamp in guinea pig ventricular cardiomyocytes before and after amlodipine (10 µM) superfusion. Amlodipine blocked calcium current density.