Cat. No. 3865
Alternative Name: GP 47779
Chemical Name: 10,11-Dihydro-10-hydroxy-5H-dibenz(
Biological ActivityActive 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.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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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