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N149

Sigma-Aldrich

Nimodipine

Synonym(s):
1,4-Dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(3-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid 2-methoxyethyl 1-methylethyl ester, Isopropyl 2-methoxyethyl 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(m-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H26N2O7
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
418.44
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

color

off-white to yellow

solubility

methanol: 62.5 mg/mL
45% (w/v) aq 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin: insoluble
H2O: insoluble

originator

Bayer

SMILES string

COCCOC(=O)C1=C(C)NC(C)=C(C1c2cccc(c2)[N+]([O-])=O)C(=O)OC(C)C

InChI

1S/C21H26N2O7/c1-12(2)30-21(25)18-14(4)22-13(3)17(20(24)29-10-9-28-5)19(18)15-7-6-8-16(11-15)23(26)27/h6-8,11-12,19,22H,9-10H2,1-5H3

InChI key

UIAGMCDKSXEBJQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Nimodipine has been used:
  • as a L-type calcium channel (LTCC) inhibitor, to evaluate its neuroprotective activity in the vibrosections
  • as a standard, in the enantioseparation of chiral drugs by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
  • in the pharmacological studies for the measurement of spine voltage escape

Packaging

100, 500 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Nimodipine enhances the survival of dopaminergic substantia nigra neurons.
Nimodipine is a potent L-type Ca2+ channel antagonist.

Features and Benefits

This compound is featured on the Calcium Channels page of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.
This compound was developed by Bayer. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

Caution

Photosensitive

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. N149.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Pictograms

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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