Catalog Number: 4616
Chemical Name: 4-(1-Hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-2-propyl-1-[[2'-(2H-tetrazol-5-yl)[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-yl]methyl]-1H-imidazole-5-carboxylic acid
Biological Activity
Potent angiotensin II type I (AT1) receptor antagonist (IC50 = 6.7 nM at hAT1 receptors). Improves cognitive function in a mouse model of hypertension- and hyperlipidemia-associated cognitive decline; ameliorates arterial stiffness in a rat model of chronic renal failure. Metabolite of Olmesartan medoxomil (Cat. No. 4620).
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    Soluble to 20 mM in DMSO
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    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. In vitro antagonistic properties of a new angiotensin type 1 receptor blocker, azilsartan, in receptor binding and function studies.
    Ojima et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2011;336:801
  2. Inhibition of cognitive decline in mice fed a high-salt and cholesterol diet by the angiotensin receptor blocker, olmesartan.
    Mogi et al.
    Neuropharmacology, 2007;53:899
  3. Effects of olmesartan on arterial stiffness in rats with chronic renal failure.
    Chuang et al.
    Cardiovasc.Diabetol., 2012;11:66
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