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Nefiracetam

Cat. No. 2851

Nefiracetam C14H18N2O2 [77191-36-7]

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Alternative Name: DM 9384

Chemical Name: N-(2,6-Dimethylphenyl)-2-oxo-1-pyrrolidineacetamide

Biological Activity

Cognitive enhancer that displays various pharmacological effects. Activates L/N-type calcium channels, cholinergic, monoaminergic and GABAergic systems. Displays potent neuroprotective action in the retinal ischemia-reperfusion model in vivo.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
246.3
Formula:
C14H18N2O2
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
77191-36-7

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References

Narahashi et al (2004) Mechanisms of action of cognitive enhancers on neuroreceptors. Biol.Pharm.Bull. 27 1701. PMID: 15516710.

Ueda et al (2004) The cognitive-enhancer nefiracetam inhibits both necrosis and apoptosis in retinal ischemic models in vitro and in vivo. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 309 200. PMID: 14718588.

Kitano et al (2005) Effects of nefiracetam, a novel pyrrolidone-type nootropic agent, on the amygdala-kindled seizures in rats. Epilepsia 46 1561. PMID: 16190926.

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