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E6657 Sigma-Aldrich

Eplerenone

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: 9,11alpha-Epoxy-17-hydroxy-3-oxo-17alpha-pregn-4-ene-7alpha,21-dicarboxylic acid, gamma-lactone, methyl ester, Cgp 30083, Eplerenone [USAN], Epoxymexrenone, HSDB 7522, Inspra, Pregn-4-ene-7,21-dicarboxylic acid, 9,11-epoxy-17-hydroxy-3-oxo-, gamma-lactone, methyl ester, (7alpha,11alpha,17alpha)-, SC-66110

  • CAS Number 107724-20-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C24H30O6

  • Molecular Weight 414.49

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329798999

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Properties

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InChI Key   JUKPWJGBANNWMW-VWBFHTRKSA-N
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
color   white to beige
solubility   DMSO: 2 mg/mL, clear (warmed)
  H2O: insoluble
originator   Pfizer
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

Eplerenone is an aldosterone blocker, which particularly blocks mineralocorticoid receptor. It reduces cardiovascular risk in patients following acute myocardial infarction. Eplerenone is used for treating hypertension and central serous retinopathy. It exhibits potassium sparing diuretic effect.

Application

Eplerenone has been used in quantitative real time (RT-qPCR) or western blotting assays.

Packaging

10, 50 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Eplerenone is an aldosterone antagonist more specific for the mineralocorticoid receptor than spironolactone (S3378), having lower affinity for progesterone, androgen, and glucocorticoid receptors.

Features and Benefits

This compound is featured on the Nuclear Receptors (Steroids) page of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.

This compound was developed by Pfizer. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Antihypertensive Agents

Download BioFiles v7 n5 (3.18 Mb PDF) Back to Pharmaceutical Drugs and Drug Candidates homepage
Sami Barghshoon
BioFiles v7 n5, 2012, 5–20
Keywords: AGE, Antihypertensives, Cardiovascular, Clinical, Diuretics, PAGE, Pharmaceutical, Reductions

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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