Catalog Number: 5320
Alternate Names: Carbon monoxide releasing molecule 3
Chemical Name: Tricarbonylchloro(glycinato)ruthenium
Biological Activity
Water-soluble carbon monoxide-releasing molecule. Suppresses thrombin-induced nitrite release in BV-2 microglia. Protects isolated rats hearts from reperfusion damage in vitro and is cardioprotective in a rat myocardial infarction model in vivo. Also prolongs survival of transplanted hearts in mice. Exhibits anti-inflammatory and vasorelaxant effects.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Modulation of thrombin-induced neuroinflammation in BV-2 microglia by carbon monoxide-releasing molecule 3.
    Bani-Hani et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2006;318:1315
  2. Acute myocardial infarction in streptozotocin-induced hyperglycaemic rats: protection by a carbon monoxide-releasing molecule (CORM-3).
    Filippo et al.
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch.Pharmacol., 2012;385:137
  3. Cardioprotective actions by a water-soluble carbon monoxide-releasing molecule.
    Clark et al.
    Circ.Res., 2003;93:e2
  4. Vasoactive properties of CORM-3, a novel water-soluble carbon monoxide-releasing molecule.
    Foresti et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2004;142:453
  5. Carbon monoxide-releasing molecules (CO-RMs) attenuate the inflammatory response elicited by lipopolysaccharide in RAW264.7 murine macrophages.
    Sawle et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2005;145:800

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