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A8423 Sigma

Amiodarone hydrochloride

≥98%

Synonym: (2-Butyl-3-benzofuranyl)[4-[2-(diethylamino)ethoxy]-3,5-diiodophenyl]methanone hydrochloride, 2-Butyl-3-benzofuranyl-4-[2-(diethylamino)ethoxy]-3,5-diiodophenyl ketone hydrochloride

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Packaging

1, 5, 10 g in poly bottle

Substrates

CYP2C8/9 and CYP3A family (minor pathway) inhibitor and substrate; CYP2D6, CYP3A family, CYP2D6, CYP2A6, CYP2B6 desethyl-form inhibitor

Application

Amiodarone hydrochloride is a non-selective ion channel blocker with broad fungicidal activity. Amiodarone induces an immediate influx of Ca2+ in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, followed by mitochondrial fragmentation and cell death. Amiodarone hydrochloride has also been used in a study to determine concentrations of thyroid disrupting substances in effluents from wastewater treatment plants.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Non-selective ion channel blocker with broad fungicidal activity. Amiodarone induces an immediate influx of Ca2+ in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, followed by mitochondrial fragmentation and cell death.

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UN 3077 9 / PGIII
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OB1361000

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What is the solubility of Product A8423, Amiodarone hydrochloride, and in which solvents may it be reconstituted?
Sigma-Aldrich tests the solubility of Product A8423, Amiodarone hydrochloride in water at a concentration of 50 mg/ml. This requires heating at 105 °C for 10 minutes. This concentration is above the solubility maximum at room temperature. As per The Merck Index 13th Ed., Entry #482, solubility at 25 °C, (g/100mL):  Water (0.07), Ethanol (1.28), Methanol (9.98), Chloroform (44.51), Methylene Chloride (19.2), and Hexane (0.03). Reportedly, the solubility of the product is 10 mg/ml each in DMSO and in dimethylformamide.
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Discover Bioactive Small Molecules for Ion Channels Research

Ion transport across the relatively impermeable lipid bilayer of the cell membrane is accomplished via membrane proteins known as ion channels, pumps and transporters. Ion channels are gated pores an...
Keywords: Biological processes, Cell signaling, Diseases, Hormones, Ligands, Neurotransmitters

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