Cat. No. 4098
Alternative Name: CBZ
Chemical Name: 5H-Dibenz[b,f]azepine-5-carboxamide
Biological ActivityInhibitor of neuronal voltage-gated Na+ channels. Exhibits anticonvulsant activity. Potentiates GABA-induced Cl- currents in HEK 293 cells expressing the GABAA receptor α1β2γ2 subtype combination. Can induce autophagy by inhibiting inositol synthesis.
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Lipkind and Fozzard (2010) Molecular model of anticonvulsant drug binding to the voltage-gated sodium channel inner pore. Mol.Pharmacol. 78 631. PMID: 20643904.
Sarkar et al (2009) Rapamycin and mTOR-independent autophagy inducers ameliorate toxicity of polyglutamine-expanded huntingtin and related proteinopathies. Cell Death Differ. 16 46. PMID: 18636076.
Afanas'ev et al (1999) Lamotrigine and carbamazepine affect differently the release of D-[3H] aspartate from mouse cerebral cortex slices: involvement of NO. Neurochem.Res. 24 1153. PMID: 10485587.
Granger et al (1995) Modulation of the gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptor by the antiepileptic drugs carbamazepine and phenytoin. Mol.Pharmacol. 47 1189. PMID: 7603459.
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Keywords: Carbamazepine, supplier, sodium, Na+, channels, GABAA, ligands, inhibits, inhibitors, anticonvulsants, CBZ, Tocris Bioscience, Voltage-gated Sodium (NaV) Channel Blocker products
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