Chemical Name: (3S,4R)-3,4-dihydro-3-hydroxy-2,2-dimethyl-4-(2-oxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)-2H-1-benzopyran-6-carbonitrile
Biological ActivityLevcromakalim is an active enantiomer of the prototypical Kir6 (KATP) channel opener Cromakalim. Hypotensive and airways relaxant. IC50 = 490 nM in guinea pig trachea.
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Synthesis and smooth muscle relaxant activity of a new series of potassium channel activators: 3-amido-1,1-dimethylindan-2-ols.
Buckle et al.
Potassium channel modulation in rat portal vein by ATP depletion: a comparison with the effects of levcromakalim (BRL 38227).
Noack et al.
The inhibitory effects of cromakalim and its active enantiomer BRL 38227 against various agonists in guinea pig and human airways.
Taylor et al.
Citations for Levcromakalim
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TRPM4 inhibitor 9-phenanthrol activates endothelial cell intermediate conductance calcium-activated potassium channels in rat isolated mesenteric artery.
Authors: Garland Et al.
Br J Pharmacol 2015;172:1114
Dissecting out the complex Ca2+-mediated phenylephrine-induced contractions of mouse aortic segments.
Authors: Fransen Et al.
Lab Chip 2015;10:e0121634
Reactive oxygen species scavengers improve voltage-gated K(+) channel function in pulmonary arteries of newborn pigs with progressive hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension.
Authors: Fike Et al.
Pulm Circ 2013;3:551
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