Cat. No. 2867
Alternative Name: D 9998
Chemical Name: N-[2-Amino-6-[[4-fluorophenyl)methyl]amino]-3-pyridinyl]carbamic acid ethyl ester maleate
Biological ActivityNon-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.
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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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