(+)-MK 801 maleate

Cat. No. 0924

(+)-MK 801 maleate C16H15N.C4H4O4 [77086-22-7]

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Alternative Name: Dizocilpine

Chemical Name: (5S,10R)-(+)-5-Methyl-10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenzo[a,d]cyclohepten-5,10-imine maleate

Biological Activity

A potent, selective and non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist. Acts by binding to a site located within the NMDA associated ion channel and thus prevents Ca2+ flux. An effective anti-ischemic agent in several animal models. Part of the Mixed NMDA Receptor Tocriset™. (-)-MK 801 maleate (Cat. No. 0955) also available.

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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Wong et al (1986) The anticonvulsant MK 801 is a potent N-methyl-D-aspartate antagonist. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 83 7104. PMID: 3529096.

Gill et al (1991) The neuroprotective action of dizocilpine (MK-801) in the rat middle cerebral artery occlusion model of focal ischaemia. Br.J.Pharmacol. 103 2030. PMID: 1912992.

Hatfield et al (1992) The dose-response relationship and therapeutic window for dizocilpine (MK-801) in a rat focal ischaemia model. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 216 1. PMID: 1526248.

Zajaczkowski et al (1997) Uncompetitive NMDA receptor antagonists attenuate NMDA-induced impairment of passive avoidance learning and LTP. Neuropharmacology 36 961. PMID: 9257940.

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