Molecular Weight(MW): 266.09
Amiloride is a selective T-type calcium channel blocker, an epithelial sodium channel blocker and a selective inhibitor of urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA)(Ki=7 μM).
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|Description||Amiloride is a selective T-type calcium channel blocker, an epithelial sodium channel blocker and a selective inhibitor of urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA)(Ki=7 μM).|
Amiloride is a relatively selective inhibitor of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) with an IC50 (the concentration required to reach 50% inhibition of an ion channel) in the concentration range of 0.1 to 0.5 μM. Amiloride is a relatively poor inhibitor of the the Na+/H+ exchanger (NHE) with an IC50 as low as 3 μM in the presence of a low external [Na+] but as high as 1 mM in the presence of a high [Na+]. Amiloride is an even weaker inhibitor of the Na+/Ca2+ exchanger (NCX), with an IC50 of 1 mM. Amiloride (1 μM) and submicromolar doses of Benzamil (30 nM), doses known to inhibit the ENaC, inhibit the myogenic vasoconstriction response to increasing perfusion pressure by blocking the activity of ENaC proteins. Amiloride completely inhibits Na+ influx in doses known to be relatively specific for ENaC (1.5 μM) in vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC). 
|In vivo||Amiloride at 1 mg/kg/day subcutaneously is found to reverse the initial increases in collagen deposition and prevent any further increases in the DOCA-salt hypertensive rat. Amiloride delays the onset of proteinuria and improved brain and kidney histologic scores in the saline-drinking, stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRSP). compared with controls. Amiloride antagonizes or prevents actions of aldosterone in these cells and in cardiovascular and renal tissues in animals with salt-dependent forms of hypertension. |
|In vitro||DMSO||53 mg/mL (199.18 mM)|
|Water||6 mg/mL (22.54 mM)|
|Ethanol||5 mg/mL (18.79 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT03031496||Not yet recruiting||Hypertension||GlaxoSmithKline||March 2017||Phase 1|
|NCT02847338||Not yet recruiting||Hypertension||Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust|Medical Research Council||November 2016||Phase 4|
|NCT02875886||Not yet recruiting||Chronic Kidney Disease||Erasmus Medical Center||September 2016||Phase 4|
|NCT02525796||Recruiting||Primary Hyperparathyroidism||Brigham and Womens Hospital||January 2016||Phase 2|Phase 3|
|NCT02832973||Recruiting||Hypertension Resistant to Conventional Therapy||Sao Jose do Rio Preto University||September 2015||Phase 4|
|NCT02896621||Recruiting||Hypertension|Sleep Apnea||Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre||April 2015||Phase 3|
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