Catalog Number: 2596
Alternate Names: Ko 1173
Chemical Name: 1-(2,6-Dimethylphenoxy)-2-propanamine hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Use-dependent sodium channel blocker (IC50 values are 75.3 and 23.6 μM for tonic and use-dependent block respectively). Class Ib antiarrhythmic, neuroprotective and antimyotonic agent.
Technical Data
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  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
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  • Storage:
    Desiccate at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Optically active mexiletine analogues as stereoselective blockers of voltage-gated Na+ channels.
    Franchini et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 2003;46:5238
  2. Neuroprotective effect of mexiletine in the central nervous system of diabetic rats.
    Ates et al.
    Mol.Cell.Biochem., 2006;286:125
  3. Evaluation of the pharmacological activity of the major mexiletine metabolites on skeletal muscle sodium currents.
    Bellis et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2006;149:300

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

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  1. Reactive oxygen species trigger motoneuron death in non-cell-autonomous models of ALS through activation of c-Abl signaling.
    Authors: Rojas Et al.
    Front Cell Neurosci
  2. Astrocytes expressing mutant SOD1 and TDP43 trigger motoneuron death that is mediated via sodium channels and nitroxidative stress.
    Authors: Rojas Et al.
    Front Cell Neurosci
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