Catalog Number: 2397
Alternate Names: Inspra, Epoxymexrenone
Chemical Name: (7α,11α,17α)-9,11-Epoxy-17-hydroxy-3-oxo-pregn-4-ene-7,21-dicarboxylic acid γ-lactone methyl ester
Biological Activity
Selective mineralocorticoid (aldosterone) receptor antagonist (IC50 = 360 nM). Displays > 27-fold selectivity over androgen, progesterone and estrogen receptors (IC50 > 10 μM). Orally active antihypertensive in vivo.
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    Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Three new epoxy-spirolactone derivatives: characterization in vivo and in vitro.
    De Gasparo et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1987;240:650
  2. Recent studies with eplerenone, a novel selective aldosterone receptor antagonist.
    McMahon and Cunningham
    Curr.Opin.Pharmacol., 2001;1:190

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  1. Analysis of insulin sensitivity in adipose tissue of patients with primary aldosteronism.
    Authors: Urbanet Et al.
    Purinergic Signal 2010;95:4037

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