(±)-Bay K 8644

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(±)-Bay K 8644 | CAS No. 71145-03-4 | Cav1.x Channel Activators
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Description: CaV1.x activator

Chemical Name: 1,4-Dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-5-nitro-4-[2-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid, methyl ester

Purity: ≥99%

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Citations (15)

Biological Activity

(±)-Bay K 8644 is a L-type Ca2+ channel activator (EC50 = 17.3 nM). Has positive inotropic, vasoconstrictive and behavioral effects in vivo. In combination with BIX-01294 (Cat. No. 3364), helps generate induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from mouse embryonic fibroblasts (MEFs). Inhibits autophagy.

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Soluble to 100 mM in ethanol
Store at +4°C

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Citations for (±)-Bay K 8644

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (±)-Bay K 8644 include:

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  1. An Automated Platform for Assessment of Congenital and Drug-Induced Arrhythmia with hiPSC-Derived Cardiomyocytes.
    Authors: McKeithan Et al.
    Front Physiol  2017;8:766
  2. Molecular basis of ancestral vertebrate electroreception.
    Authors: Bellono
    Nature  2017;543:391
  3. Sustained Contraction in Vascular Smooth Muscle by Activation of L-type Ca2+ Channels Does Not Involve Ca2+ Sensitization or Caldesmon.
    Authors: Ets
    Front Pharmacol  2016;7:516
  4. Role of Mitochondrial Dynamics in Neuronal Development: Mechanism for Wolfram Syndrome.
    Authors: Cagalinec Et al.
    PLoS Biol  2016;14:e1002511
  5. 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
  6. Estrogen receptor subtypes mediate distinct microvascular dilation and reduction in [Ca2+]I in mesenteric microvessels of female rat.
    Authors: Mazzuca Et al.
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther  2015;352:291
  7. Dissecting out the complex Ca2+-mediated phenylephrine-induced contractions of mouse aortic segments.
    Authors: Fransen Et al.
    Circ Heart Fail  2015;10:e0121634
  8. Calcium channel agonists protect against neuromuscular dysfunction in a genetic model of TDP-43 mutation in ALS.
    Authors: Armstrong and Drapeau
    EMBO J  2013;33:1741
  9. TRPM2 channels are required for NMDA-induced burst firing and contribute to H(2)O(2)-dependent modulation in substantia nigra pars reticulata GABAergic neurons.
    Authors: Lee Et al.
    J Neurosci  2013;33:1157
  10. The expression and relaxant effect of bitter taste receptors in human bronchi.
    Authors: Grassin-Delyle Et al.
    Respir Res  2013;14:134


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