Chemical Name: 1,6-Dihydro-2-methyl-6-oxo-(3,4'-bipyridine)-5-carbonitrile
Biological ActivityPotent cAMP phosphodiesterase inhibitor (IC50 = 56 nM for inhibition of PDE III). Has inotropic and vasodilator effects following oral or intravenous administration in vivo. Also available as part of the Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor Tocriset™.
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Characterization of the cardiotonic effects of milrinone, a new and potent cardiac bipyridine, on isolated tissues from several animal species.
Alousi et al.
The presence of five cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase isoenzyme activities in bovine tracheal smooth muscle and the functional effects of selective inhibitors.
Shahid et al.
Photoaffinity labelling of cyclic GMP-inhibited phosphodiesterase (PDE III) in human and rat platelets and rat tissues: effects of phosphodiesterase inhibitors.
Tang et al.
Citations for Milrinone
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The inotropic effect of the active metabolite of levosimendan, OR-1896, is mediated through inhibition of PDE3 in rat ventricular myocardium.
Authors: Ørstavik Et al.
Dent Res J (Isfahan) 2015;10:e0115547
Thrombospondin-1 induces platelet activation through CD36-dependent inhibition of the cAMP/protein kinase A signaling cascade.
Authors: Roberts Et al.
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