Hydroxy-Fasudil, a potent Rho-kinase inhibitor and vasodilator.

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Hydroxy-Fasudil is a metabolite of Fasudil, acting as a potent Rho-kinase inhibitor and vasodilator.

Product information

CAS Number: 105628-72-6

Molecular Weight: 307.37

Formula: C14H17N3O3S


Hydroxy Fasudil

Chemical Name: 5-(1,4-diazepan-1-ylsulfonyl)-2H-isoquinolin-1-one

Smiles: O=C1NC=CC2=C1C=CC=C2S(=O)(=O)N1CCCNCC1


InChi: InChI=1S/C14H17N3O3S/c18-14-12-3-1-4-13(11(12)5-7-16-14)21(19,20)17-9-2-6-15-8-10-17/h1,3-5,7,15H,2,6,8-10H2,(H,16,18)

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power.

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined.

HS Tariff Code: 382200

How to use

In Vitro:

Hydroxyfasudil is a ROCK inhibitor, with IC50s of 0.73 and 0.72 μM for ROCK1 and ROCK2, respectively. Hydroxyfasudil also less potently inhibits PKA, with an IC50 of 37 μM, 50-fold higher than those of the ROCKs. Hydroxyfasudil increases eNOS mRNA levels, with an EC50 value of 0.8 ± 0.3 μM. Hydroxyfasudil (0-100 μM) concentration-dependently increases eNOS activity and stimulates NO production in human aortic endothelial cells (HAEC). Hydroxyfasudil (10 μM) increases the half-life of eNOS mRNA from 13 to 16 hours, but does not affect eNOS promoter activity at concentrations from 0.1 to 100 μM.

In Vivo:

Hydroxyfasudil (10 mg/kg, i.p.) significantly increases both the average and maximal voided volumes in SD rats. Hydroxyfasudil also significantly decreases the maximal detrusor pressure. Hydroxyfasudil (3 mg/kg, i.p) inhibits hypercontractility induced by norepinephrine in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs). Furthermore, Hydroxyfasudil (3, 10 mg/kg, i.p) significantly ameliorates decreased penile cGMP contents in rats.


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