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Argatroban | CAS No. 74863-84-6 | Additional Synthetic Protease Inhibitors
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Description: Potent thrombin inhibitor

Chemical Name: (2R,4R)-1-[(2S)-5-[(aminoiminomethyl)amino]-1-oxo-2-[[(1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-3-methyl-8-quinolinyl)sulfonyl]amino]pentyl]-4-methyl-2-piperidinecarboxylic acid

Product Details

Biological Activity

Potent inhibitor of thrombin mediated fibrinogen cleavage (Ki = 19 nM). Competitive inhibitor of thrombin-induced platelet activation and clotting. Shown to exhibit antithrombotic activity in animal models.

This compound is a mixture of 2 diastereomers (approximate ratio 65/35).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in 1eq. HCl
Store the unopened product at 2 - 8 °C. Do not use past expiration date.

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Additional Information

Other Product-Specific Information:
  • This compound is a mixture of 2 diastereomers (approximate ratio 65/35)

Background References

  1. Selective inhibition of thrombin by (2R,4R)-4-methyl-1-[N2-[(3-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-8-quinolinyl++ +) sulfonyl]-1-arginyl)]-2-piperidinecarboxylic acid.
    Kikumoto et al.
    Biochemistry, 1984;23:85
  2. Prevention of platelet-rich arterial thrombosis by selective thrombin inhibition.
    Jang et al.
    Circulation, 1990;81:219
  3. Role of thrombin and thromboxane A2 in reocclusion following coronary thrombolysis with tissue-type plasminogen activator.
    Fitzgerald and Fitzgerald
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA, 1989;86:7585

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