Cat. No. 4740
Chemical Name: Carbonic acid dilithium salt
Biological ActivityMood stabilizer; thought to act by reducing catecholamine neurotransmitter concentration, through an effect on the Na+/K+ ATPase pump. Effective in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Inhibits GSK-3 in vivo.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Lenox and Hahn (2000) Overview of the mechanism of action of lithium in the brain: fifty-year update. J.Clin.Psychiatry 61 5. PMID: 10826655.
Gould et al (2004) In vivo evidence in the brain for lithium inhibition of glycogen synthase kinase-3. Neuropsychopharmacology 29 32. PMID: 12942141.
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Keywords: Lithium carbonate, supplier, Mood, stabilizers, sodium, potassium, Na+/K+, ATPase, pumps, bipolar
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