Phenindione is an anticoagulant and vitamin K antagonist.{52373,52375} It inhibits the reduction of vitamin K1 epoxide to vitamin K1 by vitamin K1 epoxide reductase in rat liver homogenates in a concentration-dependent manner.{52373} In vivo, phenindione (500 mg/kg) inhibits prothrombin synthesis and conversion of vitamin K1 epoxide to vitamin K1 in rats by 50 and 57%, respectively. Dietary administration of phenindione (4 mg/kg per day) inhibits aortic atherosclerosis or intracardial thrombosis in rat models of diet-induced atherosclerosis or intravascular thrombosis, respectively.{52375}
Specifications
Size
50 mg
CAS number
83-12-5
Supplier
Cayman Chemical
Shipping & storage
Shipping condition
Dry Ice
Storage temperature
-20°C