Friday, August 31, 2012


  • Aminopyridine refer to following chemical compounds: 2-Aminopyridine, 3-Aminopyridine , 4-Aminopyridine.
  • An organic compound with the chemical formula C5H4N–NH2. The molecule is one of the three isomeric amines of pyridine.
  • 4-Aminopyridine (4-AP) is a voltage-gated, fast potassium channel blocker capable of improving axonal conduction by facilitating the propagation of action potentials in demyelinated nerve fibers.
  • It is used primarily as a research tool, in characterizing subtypes of potassium channel, and has also been used to manage some of the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. 

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