Biological Activity Kir6 (KATP) blocker. Exhibits in vitro tissue selectivity for pancreatic β-cell-type Kir6 channels over cardiovascular Kir6 channels; displays high affinity for SUR1/Kir6.2 channels. Hypoglycemic agent; stimulates insulin secretion from pancreatic β-cells by increasing cytosolic Ca2+ concentration. Also agonist at the orphan receptor MRGPRX4.
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
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