Catalog Number: 4197
Chemical Name: 6-Nitro-2-[(6-nitro-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl)methoxymethyl]-1H-benzimidazole hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Selective renal outer medullary potassium channel (Kir1.1, ROMK) antagonist (IC50 = 300 nM). Thought to block the intracellular pore of the Kir1.1 channel. Exhibits no effect on Kir7.1 at concentrations up to 10 μM; does not inhibit Kir2.1, Kir2.3 or Kir4.1. Displays similar potency to VU 590 (Cat. No. 3891).
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    404.76
  • Formula:
    C16H12N6O5.HCl
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at RT
  • CAS No:
    1315380-70-1
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Development of a selective small-molecule inhibitor of Kir1.1, the renal outer medullary potassium channel.
    Bhave et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 2011;79:42

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