Minoxidil (CAS 38304-91-5): R&D Systems
Catalog Number: 0583
Chemical Name: 6-(1-Piperidinyl)-2,4-pyrimidinediamine 3-oxide
Biological Activity
Antihypertensive. Antialopecia agent. Kir6 channel (KATP) activator.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    209.25
  • Formula:
    C9H15N5O
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 25 mM in ethanol and to 25 mM in DMSO with gentle warming
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    38304-91-5
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Background References

  1. Kishimoto T et al.
    Leucocyte Typing VI. Garland Publishing Inc. London.
  2. Enzymatic and non-enzymatic sulfation mechanisms in the biological actions of minoxidil.
    Meisheri et al.
    Biochem.Pharmacol., 1993;45:271
  3. Minoxidil upregulates the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in human hair dermal papilla cells.
    Lachgar et al.
    Br.J.Dermatol., 1998;138:407
  4. Effects of the arterial vasodilator minoxidil on cardiovascular structure and sympathetic activity in spontaneously hypertensive rats.
    Tsoporis et al.
    J.Hypertens., 1993;11:1337

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