Cat. No. 3568

Bretazenil C19H20BrN3O3 [84379-13-5]

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Alternative Name: Ro 16-6028

Chemical Name: (13aS)-8-Bromo-11,12,13,13a-tetrahydro-9-oxo-9H-imidazo[1,5-a]pyrrolo[2,1-c][1,4]benzodiazepine-1-carboxylic acid 1,1-dimethylethyl ester

Biological Activity

Partial agonist at the GABAA benzodiazepine site (EC50 = 10 nM at α1β1γ2 receptors). Displays anticonvulsive activity in vivo.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>98 %
Desiccate at +4°C

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Munro et al (2008) Comparison of the novel subtype-selective GABAA receptor-positive allosteric modulator NS11394 [3'-[5-(1-hydroxy-1-methyl-ethyl)-benzoimidazol-1-yl]-biphenyl-2-carbonitrile] with diazepam, zolpidem, bretazenil, and gaboxadol in rat models of inflammatory and neuropathic pain. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 327 969. PMID: 18791060.

Rundfeldt et al (1995) Anticonvulsant tolerance and withdrawal characteristics of benzodiazepine receptor ligands in different seizure models in mice. Comparison of diazepam, bretazenil and abecarnil. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 275 693. PMID: 7473156.

Puia et al (1992) Molecular mechanisms of the partial allosteric modulatory effects of bretazenil at γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptor. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA Neurobiology 89 3620.

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