Catalog Number: 2968
Alternate Names: SC 9420, Aldactone
Chemical Name: (7α,17α)-7-(Acetylthio)-17-hydroxy-3-oxopregn-4-ene-21-carboxylic acid γ-lactone
Biological Activity
Competitive mineralocorticoid (aldosterone) receptor antagonist that exhibits antihypertensive activity in vivo. Also displays antiandrogen activity and inhibits steroid hormone biosynthesis.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists: the evolution of utility and pharmacology.
    Delyani et al.
    Kidney Int., 2000;57:1408
  2. A comparison of the aldosterone-blocking agents eplernone and spironolactone.
    Struthers et al.
    Clin.Cardiol., 2008;31:153
  3. Contrasting effects of eplerenone and spironolactone on adrenal cell steroidogenesis.
    Ye et al.
    Horm.Metab.Res., 2009;41:35

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

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  1. Chronic stress impairs GABAergic control of amygdala through suppressing the tonic GABAA receptor currents.
    Authors: Liu Et al.
    Mol Brain 2014;7:32

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