Catalog Number: 2960
Chemical Name: 4-(2,3-Dichlorophenyl)-1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid ethyl methyl ester
Biological Activity
L-type Ca2+ channel blocker that is selective over N-, R-, P/Q- and T-type channels. Displays high vascular selectivity; lowers arterial blood pressure without altering cardiac contractility. Antihypertensive.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    384.25
  • Formula:
    C18H19Cl2NO4
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Store at +4°C
  • CAS No:
    72509-76-3
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Vascular selectivity of felodipine: experimental pharmacology.
    Ljung
    J.Cardiovasc.Pharmacol., 1990;15:S11
  2. Selectivities of dihydropyridine derivatives in blocking Ca2+ channel subtypes expressed in Xenopus oocytes.
    Furukawa et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1999;291:464
  3. Differential blocking action of dihydropyridine Ca2+ antagonists on a T-type Ca2+ channel (α1G) expressed in Xenopus oocytes.
    Furukawa et al.
    J.Cardiovasc.Pharmacol., 2005;45:241

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