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Flupirtine maleate

Cat. No. 2867

Flupirtine maleate C15H17FN4O2.C4H4O4 [75507-68-5]

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Alternative Name: D 9998

Chemical Name: N-[2-Amino-6-[[4-fluorophenyl)methyl]amino]-3-pyridinyl]carbamic acid ethyl ester maleate

Biological Activity

Non-opioid analgesic with muscle relaxant properties. Activates KV7 potassium channels, indirectly antagonizes NMDA receptors and modulates GABAA receptors. Exhibits neuroprotective actions in a model of cerebral ischemia in mice and reduces apoptosis and necrosis induced by noxious stimuli.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
420.4
Formula:
C15H17FN4O2.C4H4O4
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Desiccate at +4°C
CAS No:
75507-68-5

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References

Osborne et al (1998) Flupirtine, a nonopioid centrally acting analgesic, acts as an NMDA antagonist. Gen.Pharmacol. 30 255. PMID: 9510072.

Azad et al (2004) The potassium channel modulator flupirtine shifts the frequency-response function of hippocampal synapses to favour LTD in mice. Neurosci.Lett. 370 186. PMID: 15488320.

Yeung et al (2007) Molecular expression and pharmacological identification of a role for Kv7 channels in murine vascular reactivity. Br.J.Pharmacol. 151 758. PMID: 17519950.

Klinger (2012) Concomitant facilitation of GABAA receptors and KV7 channels by the non-opioid analgesic flupirtine. Br.J.Pharmacol. 166 1631. PMID: 22188423.

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