Cat. No. 3775
Chemical Name: (S)-3-(Aminomethyl)-5-methylhexanoi
Biological ActivityAnticonvulsant and antiepileptic; also used to treat neuropathic pain. Binds with high affinity and selectivity to the α2δ subunit of voltage-sensitive Ca2+ channels and modulates their activity. Displays anxiolytic-like activity in ethological and conflict models of anxiety. Analog of GABA (Cat. No. 0344).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Kumar et al (2010) Evidence that pregabalin reduces neuropathic pain by inhibiting the spinal release of glutamate. J.Neurochem. 113 552. PMID: 20132471.
Arain (2009) Pregabalin in the management of partial epilepsy. Neuropsych.Dis.Treat. 5 407.
Field et al (2001) Pregabalin may represent a novel class of anxiolytic agents with a broad spectrum of activity. Br.J.Pharmacol. 132 1. PMID: 11156553.
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Keywords: Pregabalin, supplier, anticonvulsants, neuropathic, pain, GABA, analgesics, anxiolytics, a2d, alpha2delta, α2δ, voltage-sensitive, calcium, channels, Ca2+, Tocris Bioscience, Voltage-gated Calcium Channel (CaV) products