Catalog Number: 5807
Chemical Name: N-Butyl-1H-benzimidazol-2-amine hydrochloride
Biological Activity
TRPC4/5 channel blocker (IC50 values are 3.7-10.3 and 8.2 μM, respectively). Also weakly blocks TRPC3 channels. Exhibits rapid antidepressant and anxiolytic effects in vivo.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
  • Purity:
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at RT
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Background References
  1. Identification and optimization of 2-aminobenzimidazole derivatives as novel inhibitors of TRPC4 and TRPC5 channels.
    Zhu et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2015;172:3495
  2. Acute treatment with a novel TRPC4/C5 channel inhibitor produces antidepressant and anxiolytic-like effects in mice.
    Yang et al.
    PLoS One, 2015;10:e0136255
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