Remacemide hydrochloride

Cat. No. 1622

Remacemide hydrochloride C17H20N2O.HCl [111686-79-4]

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Alternative Name: FPL 12924AA

Chemical Name: 2-Amino-N-(1-methyl-1,2-diphenylethyl)acetamide hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist; blocks ion channel and allosteric modulatory site (IC50 = 8 - 68 mM). Anticonvulsant in vivo and metabolizes to a more potent desglycine analog. Weakly blocks voltage-dependent Na+ channels (IC50 = 161 mM).

Licensing Information

Sold with the permission of AstraZeneca UK Ltd.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
>99 %
Desiccate at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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Palmer et al (1995) Neuroprotective properties of the uncompetitive NMDA receptor antagonist remacemide hydrochloride. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci. 765 236. PMID: 7486610.

Subramaniam et al (1996) Block of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor by remacemide and its des-glycine metabolite. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 276 161. PMID: 8558426.

Santangeli et al (2002) Na+ channel effects of remacemide and desglycinyl-remacemide in rat cortical synaptosomes. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 438 63. PMID: 11906711.

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