Etifoxine hydrochloride

Cat. No. 3113

Etifoxine hydrochloride C17H17ClN2O.HCl [56776-32-0]

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Chemical Name: 6-Chloro-2-N-ethyl-4-methyl-4-phenyl-4H-3,1-benzoxazin-2-amine hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Potentiator of GABAA receptor function in cultured neurons. Preferentially acts on β2 or β3 subunit-containing GABAA receptors. Exhibits anxiolytic activity in rodents and humans with no sedative, myorelaxant or mnesic side effects. Acts as a ligand of the translocator protein (TSPO); promotes axonal regeneration.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 5 mM in water with gentle warming
>99 %
Desiccate at +4°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Girard et al (2008) Etifoxine improves peripheral nerve regeneration and functional recovery. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. 105 20505.

Hamon et al (2003) The modulatory effects of the anxiolytic etifoxine on GABAA receptors are mediated by the β subunit. Neuropharmacology 45 293. PMID: 12871647.

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