Catalog Number: 2193
Alternate Names: EMD 45609
Chemical Name: 3-[4-(3,6-Dihydro-4-phenyl-1(2H)-pyridinyl)butyl]-1H-indole-5-carboxylic acid hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Selective, peripherally acting dopamine D2 receptor agonist. Modulates noradrenalin release and sympathetic activation. Displays antihypertensive properties in vivo.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Desiccate at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Pharmacological basis for antihypertensive therapy with a novel dopamine agonist
    Haeusler et al.
    Eur.Heart J., 1992;13:129
  2. Dopamine receptor modulation of noradrenaline release by carmoxirole in human cortical kidney slices.
    Rump et al.
    Eur.J.Clin.Pharmacol., 1993;44:S47
  3. Neurochemical profile of EMD 45609 (carmoxirole), a dopamine DA2-receptor agonist.
    Hasse et al.
    Naunyn-Schmied.Arch.Pharmacol., 1991;343:588

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  1. Hypothyroidism affects D2 receptor-mediated breathing without altering D2 receptor expression.
    Authors: Schlenker Et al.
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2014;193:29
  2. Hypothyroidism stimulates D2 receptor-mediated breathing in response to acute hypoxia and alters D2 receptors levels in carotid bodies and brain.
    Authors: Schlenker and Schultz
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2012;180:69

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