Tetramisole hydrochloride (levamisole, ergamisol) is an alkaline phosphatase inhibitor with antihelminthic and anticancer properties.
|Mechanism of Action||Tetramisole HCl inhibits parasitic worm growth by acting as an agonist to nicotinic acetylcholine receptors leading to paralysis. The mechanism of action for anticancer activity is unknown.|
|Spectrum||Tetramisole HCl inhibits kidney, liver, placenta, bone, and tumor alakaline phosphatases.|
|Molecular Formula||C11H12N2S · HCl|
|References||Artwohl, Michaela. "Levamisole Induced Apoptosis in Cultured Vascular Endothelial Cells." British Journal of Pharmacology 131.8 (2000): 1577-583. Web.|