Cat. No. 4098

Carbamazepine C15H12N2O [298-46-4]

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Alternative Name: CBZ

Chemical Name: 5H-Dibenz[b,f]azepine-5-carboxamide

Biological Activity

Inhibitor 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.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 25 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Galluzzi et al (2017) Pharmacological modulation of autophagy: therapeutic potential and persisting obstacles. Nat.Rev.Drug.Discov.. PMID: 28529316.

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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