Catalog Number: 0593
Chemical Name: 5-Nitro-2-(3-phenylpropylamino)benzoic acid
Biological Activity
Inhibits calcium-sensitive chloride currents (10 μM). Putative GPR35 agonist.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 20 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Effects of NPPB (5-nitro-1-(3-phenylpropylamino)benzoic acid on chloride transport in intestinal tissues and the T84 cell line.
    Keeling et al.
    Biochim.Biophys.Acta, 1991;115:42
  2. Investigation of the effects of 5-nitro-2-(3-phenylpropylamino)-benzoic acid (NPPB) on membrane currents in rat portal vein.
    Kirkup et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1996;117:175
  3. Cl--channel blockers in the thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle. Structure-activity relationship.
    Wangemann et al.
    Pflugers Arch., 1986;407:S128
  4. 5-nitro-2-(3-phenylpropylamino)benzoic acid is a GPR35 agonist
    Taniguchi et al.
    Pharmacology, 2008;82:245

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

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  1. Extracellular fluid flow and chloride content modulate H(+) transport by osteoclasts.
    Authors: Morethson
    Cell Death Dis
  2. Chloride channels are necessary for full platelet phosphatidylserine exposure and procoagulant activity.
    Authors: Harper and Poole
    J Membr Biol
  3. Ionic currents of human trabecular meshwork cells from control and glaucoma subjects.
    Authors: Grant Et al.
    Biol Proced Online
  4. Probenecid, a gout remedy, inhibits pannexin 1 channels.
    Authors: Silverman Et al.
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol
  5. Hemolysis of erythrocytes by granulysin-derived peptides but not by granulysin.
    Authors: Li Et al.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother
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