hh Fasudil hydrochloride (CAS 105628-07-7): R&D Systems
Catalog Number: 0541
Alternate Names: HA 1077
Biological Activity
Cyclic nucleotide-dependent protein kinase inhibitor and Rho-associated kinase inhibitor (IC50 = 10.7 μM). Suppress MMP-2 expression and induce apoptosis in glioblastoma cells in vivo. Ca2+ antagonist and vasodilator. Also inhibits proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 75 mM in DMSO
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. A new type of vasodilator, HA1077, an isoquinoline derivative, inhibits proliferation of bovine vascular smooth muscle cells in culture.
    Shirotani et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1991;259:738
  2. Neuroprotective properties of a protein kinase inhibitor against ischaemia-induced neuronal damage in rats and gerbils.
    Satoh et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1996;118:1592
  3. Inhibition of Rho-associated kinase blocks agonist-induced Ca2+ sensitization of myosin phosphorylation and force in guinea-pig ileum.
    Sward et al.
    J.Physiol., 2000;522:33
  4. Inhibition by the protein kinase inhibitor HA-1077 of the activation of NADPH oxidase in human neutrophils.
    Arai et al.
    Biochem.Pharmacol., 1993;46:1487
  5. Rho-kinase inhibitor, fasudil, suppresses glioblastoma cell line progression in vitro and in vivo.
    Deng et al.
    Cancer Biol Ther., 2010;875:875

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Fasudil hydrochloride include:

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  1. The atypical structure and function of newborn arterial endothelium is mediated by Rho/Rho kinase signaling.
    Authors: Flavahan and Flavahan
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2014;307:H628
  2. Activation of ErbB2 and Downstream Signalling via Rho Kinases and ERK1/2 Contributes to Diabetes-Induced Vascular Dysfunction.
    Authors: Akhtar Et al.
    PLoS One 2013;8:e67813
  3. Inhibition of TNF-α improves the bladder dysfunction that is associated with type 2 diabetes.
    Authors: Wang Et al.
    BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord 2012;61:2134
  4. Cyclic AMP-Rap1A signaling activates RhoA to induce α(2c)-adrenoceptor translocation to the cell surface of microvascular smooth muscle cells.
    Authors: Jeyaraj Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol 2012;303:C499
  5. Statins inhibit angiotensin II/Smad pathway and related vascular fibrosis, by a TGF-β-independent process.
    Authors: Díez Et al.
    PLoS One 2010;5:e14145
  6. Comparison of contractile mechanisms of sphingosylphosphorylcholine and sphingosine-1-phosphate in rabbit coronary artery.
    Authors: Choi Et al.
    Diabetes 2009;82:324
  7. Antiepileptic effects of two Rho-kinase inhibitors, Y-27632 and fasudil, in mice.
    Authors: Inan and Büyükafşar
    J Neurosci 2008;155:44
  8. Rho-associated kinase inhibitor Y-27632 promotes survival of cynomolgus monkey embryonic stem cells.
    Authors: Takehara Et al.
    Mol Hum Reprod 2008;14:627
  9. Endothelin-1, via ETA receptor and independently of transforming growth factor-β, increases the connective tissue growth factor in vascular smooth muscle cells.
    Authors: Rodríguez-Vita Et al.
    Cardiovasc Res 2005;97:125
  10. Pharmacological reversal of endothelin-1 mediated constriction of the spiral modiolar artery: a potential new treatment for sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
    Authors: Scherer Et al.
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2005;5:10

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