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Biological Data

Biological description Kir6 (KATP) channel activator. Shows actions against hypertension and alopecia.

Solubility & Handling

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.

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Chemical Data

Chemical name 6-(1-Piperidinyl)-2,4-pyrimidinediamine3-oxide
Molecular Weight 209.25
Chemical structure Minoxidil  [38304-91-5] Chemical Structure
Molecular Formula C9H15N5O
CAS Number 38304-91-5
PubChem identifier 4201
SMILES NC1=CC(=NC(N)=[N+]1[O-])N1CCCCC1
InChiKey ZIMGGGWCDYVHOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

References for Minoxidil

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product
  • 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.
  • 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.