Chemical Name: (7α,17α)-7-(Acetylthio)-17-hydroxy-3-oxopregn-4-ene-21-carboxylic acid γ-lactone
Biological ActivitySpironolactone is a competitive mineralocorticoid (aldosterone) receptor antagonist that exhibits antihypertensive activity in vivo. Also displays antiandrogen activity and inhibits steroid hormone biosynthesis.
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Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists: the evolution of utility and pharmacology.
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Kidney Int., 2000;57:1408
A comparison of the aldosterone-blocking agents eplernone and spironola.
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Contrasting effects of epler. and spironola. on adrenal cell steroidogenesis.
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Citations for Spironolactone
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Hierarchical glucocorticoid-endocannabinoid interplay regulates the activation of the nucleus accumbens by insulin.
Authors: Pinheiro Et al.
Brain Res Bull 2016;124:222
Chronic stress impairs GABAergic control of amygdala through suppressing the tonic GABAA receptor currents.
Authors: Liu Et al.
Mol Brain 2014;7:32
Effects of acute restraint stress on set-shifting and reversal learning in male rats.
Authors: Thai Et al.
Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 2013;13:164
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