Cat. No. 1094

Zopiclone C17H17ClN6O3 [43200-80-2]

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Chemical Name: 4-Methyl-1-piperazinecarboxylic acid 6-(5-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-6,7-dihydro-7-oxo-5H-pyrrolo[3,4-b] pyrazin-5-yl ester

Biological Activity

A non benzodiazepine BZR agonist, with little difference in affinity for the BZ1 and BZ2 subtypes; however its CNS effects differ from those of other BZR ligands and this may be due to interaction with a different subunit.

Technical Data

Soluble to 75 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Munakata et al (1996) Heterogeneous distribution of benzodiazepine receptors among rat neostriatal neurones. Br.J.Pharmacol. 118 820. PMID: 8762113.

Im et al (1993) Potentiation of γ-aminobutyric acid induced chloride currents by various benzodiazepine site agonists with the α1γ2, β2γ2 and α1β2γ2 subtypes of cloned γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptors. Mol.Pharmacol. 44 866. PMID: 7901754.

Goa and Heel (1986) Zopiclone. A review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties, and therapeutic efficacy as a hypnotic. Drugs 32 48. PMID: 2874974.

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