bipyridines

bipyridines

inhibit phosphodiesterase causing an increase in myocardial contractility and to some extent arteriolar dilation. Used in treatment of heart failure in dogs and cats. See also amrinone, milrinone, pimobendan.
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The best characterized FOCSs of this type are those which use immobilized ruthenium compounds (mainly bipyridines and phenanthrolines) to detect oxygen (3).
Di- and tetracarboxylate derivatives of pyridines, bipyridines and terpyridines as luminogenic reagents for time-resolved fluorometric determination of terbium and dysprosium.