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G0639

Sigma-Aldrich

Glybenclamide

≥99% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
5-Chloro-N-[4-(cyclohexylureidosulfonyl)phenethyl]-2-methoxybenzamide, Glyburide, N-p-[2-(5-Chloro-2-methoxybenzamido)ethyl]benzenesulfonyl-N′-cyclohexylurea
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C23H28ClN3O5S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
494.00
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

assay

≥99% (HPLC)

solubility

ethanol: 2 mg/mL
DMSO: soluble
H2O: insoluble

originator

Roche

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

COc1ccc(Cl)cc1C(=O)NCCc2ccc(cc2)S(=O)(=O)NC(=O)NC3CCCCC3

InChI

1S/C23H28ClN3O5S/c1-32-21-12-9-17(24)15-20(21)22(28)25-14-13-16-7-10-19(11-8-16)33(30,31)27-23(29)26-18-5-3-2-4-6-18/h7-12,15,18H,2-6,13-14H2,1H3,(H,25,28)(H2,26,27,29)

InChI key

ZNNLBTZKUZBEKO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Glybenclamide has been used:
  • as a positive control oral hypoglycemic drug to study the hypoglycemic effects of Chlorella in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice
  • as a K+ATP channel antagonist in canine with induced acute hypoxia
  • as an inhibitor of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) channel in fetal distal lung epithelial (FDLE) cells

Packaging

5, 10 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glybenclamide is a sulfonylurea class of antidiabetic drug used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It has benzamide moiety and stimulates pancreatic β cells to produce insulin resulting in a hypoglycemic effect. It selectively blocks ATP-sensitive K+ channels in the brain with high-affinity binding sites and elicits cardiovascular effects. It may be a potential therapeutic for thromboembolic disorders due to its in vivo antiplatelet functionality. Glybenclamide traverses to the ischemic brain and provides neuroprotection especially during the early stages of stroke.
Selectively blocks ATP-sensitive K+ channels; high affinity binding sites found in brain, pancreatic β cells, and cardiovascular system.

Features and Benefits

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Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

STOT SE 1

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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