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TTD Target ID: TTDS00163

Target Information
NameCalcium channel    
Type of targetSuccessful target    
DiseaseAnalgesics    [1]
Cerebral ischemia    [2]
Epilepsy    [3]
Head injury, unspecified    [4]
Hypertension    [5]
Pain, unspecified    [1]
Stroke    [6]
Unstable angina    [7]
NicardipineApprovedHigh blood pressure and angina[9]
NimodipineApprovedCerebral vasospasm[10]
MEM-1003Phase IIa completedBipolar disorder[12]
BioChemical ClassVoltage-gated channel    
PathwayCalcium signaling pathway
MAPK signaling pathway
Taste transduction
Type II diabetes mellitus
Related US Patent6,323,243
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Related Literature
On-Line Medical Dictionary
Ref 1Small molecules targeting sodium and calcium channels for neuropathic pain. Curr Opin Drug Discov Devel. 2009 Jul;12(4):543-61. To Reference
Ref 2Hemichannels in cerebral ischemia. Curr Mol Med. 2009 Mar;9(2):186-94. To Reference
Ref 3An acquired channelopathy involving thalamic T-type Ca2+ channels after status epilepticus. J Neurosci. 2009 Apr 8;29(14):4430-41. To Reference
Ref 4Magnesium for acute traumatic brain injury. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Oct 8;(4):CD005400. To Reference
Ref 5Fixed-dose combinations of renin-angiotensin blocking agents with calcium channel blockers or hydrochlorothiazide in the treatment of hypertension. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2009 Aug;10(11):1755-67. To Reference
Ref 6High blood pressure in acute ischaemic stroke--broadening therapeutic horizons. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2009;27 Suppl 1:156-61. Epub 2009 Apr 3. To Reference
Ref 7Acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina and non-ST elevation MI). Clin Evid (Online). 2009 Jan 13;2009. pii: 0209. To Reference
Ref 8Molecular pharmacology of human Cav3.2 T-type Ca2+ channels: block by antihypertensives, antiarrhythmics, and their analogs. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2009 Feb;328(2):621-7. Epub 2008 Oct 30. To Reference
Ref 9Effect of intracoronary nicardipine on cardiac enzymes after elective percutaneous coronary intervention. Clin Cardiol. 2009 Jun;32(6):315-20. To Reference
Ref 10Influence of bupropion and calcium channel antagonists on the nicotine-induced memory-related response of mice in the elevated plus maze. Pharmacol Rep. 2009 Mar-Apr;61(2):236-44. To Reference
Ref 11RT-PCR and pharmacological analysis of L-and T-type calcium channels in rat carotid body. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2009;648:105-12. To Reference
Ref 12Emerging drugs for bipolar disorder. Expert Opin Emerg Drugs. 2006 Nov;11(4):621-34. To Reference


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