Cat. No. 3865

Licarbazepine C15H14N2O2 [29331-92-8]

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Alternative Name: GP 47779

Chemical Name: 10,11-Dihydro-10-hydroxy-5H-dibenz(Z)[b,f]azepin-5-carboxamide

Biological Activity

Active metabolite of oxcarbazepine (Cat. No. 3864). Produces dose-dependent inhibition of glutamatergic excitatory postsynaptic potentials (EPSPs). Displays anticonvulsant activity; exhibits minor potentiation of GABAA receptor currents.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at RT

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Zheng et al (2009) Oxcarbazepine, not its active metabolite, potentiates GABAA activation and aggravates absence seizures. Epilepsia 50 83. PMID: 18717705.

Benes et al (1999) Anticonvulsant and sodium channel-blocking properties of novel 10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenz[b,f]azepine-5-carboxamide derivatives. J.Med.Chem. 42 2582. PMID: 10411478.

Calabresi et al (1995) Action of GP 47779, the active metabolite of oxcarbazepine, on the corticostriatal system. I. Modulation of corticostriatal synaptic transmission. Epilepsia 36 990. PMID: 7555963.

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