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Pinacidil monohydrate

A potassium channel opener
Catalog #: B1904
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
B1904-10 10 mg
B1904-50 50 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name  (±)-N-Cyano-N′-4-pyridinyl-N″-(1,2,2-trimethylpropyl)guanidine monohydrate
Appearance White solid
CAS # 85371-64-8
Molecular Formula C₁₃H₁₉N₅ · H₂O
Molecular Weight 263.34
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility DMSO (~ 15 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C13H19N5.H2O/c1-10(13(2,3)4)17-12(16-9-14)18-11-5-7-15-8-6-11;/h5-8,10H,1-4H3,(H2,15,16,17,18);1H2
PubChem CID 55329
MDL Number MFCD00242745
Handling Protect from air and light
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Pinacidil is a cyanoguanidine compound that acts as a potassium channel opener, activating the ATP-modulated potassium channels of guinea pig bladder and heart with Ki values of 104 and 251 nM, respectively. Induces relaxation of serotonin-produced contractions in porcine and human arterial rings. Vasodilator. Antihypertensive agent.

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