Minoxidil

(HB1094)

Product overview

  • Name
    Minoxidil
  • Short description
    Kir6 channel activator
  • Biological description
    Kir6 (KATP) channel activator. Shows actions against hypertension and alopecia.
  • Biological action
    Activator
  • Purity
    >99%
  • Our products in action

Properties

  • Chemical name
    6-(1-Piperidinyl)-2,4-pyrimidinediamine3-oxide
  • Molecular Weight
    209.25
  • Chemical structure
    Minoxidil  [38304-91-5]
  • Molecular Formula
    C9H15N5O
  • CAS Number
    38304-91-5

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    room temperature
  • Solubility overview
    soluble in ethanol (25mM, gentle warming) or DMSO (25mM)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for Minoxidil

  • Effects of the arterial vasodilator minoxidil on cardiovascular structure and sympathetic activity in spontaneously hypertensive rats.

    Tsoporis J et al (1993) J Hypertens 11(12) : 1337-45.
    PubMedID: 8133016
  • Minoxidil upregulates the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in human hair dermal papilla cells.

    Lachgar S et al (1998) Br J Dermatol 138(3) : 407-11.
    PubMedID: 9580790

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