Cat. No. 1611
Chemical Name: 6-(2,3-Dichlorophenyl)-1,2,4-triazi
Biological ActivityAnticonvulsant. Inhibits glutamate release, possibly through inhibition of Na+, K+ and Ca2+ currents. Also blocks heterologously expressed and native α4β2 nAChRs with a similar affinity to Na+ channels. Water-soluble salt available (lamotrigine isethionate, Cat. No. 2289).
Licensing InformationSold for research purposes under agreement from GlaxoSmithKline
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Zheng et al (2010) The anticonvulsive drug lamotrigine blocks neuronal α4β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 335 401. PMID: 20688974.
Grunze et al (1998) Modulation of calcium and potassium currents by lamotrigine. Neuropsychobiology 38 131. PMID: 9778600.
Zona and Avoli (1997) Lamotrigine reduces voltage-gated sodium currents in rat central neurons in culture. Epilepsia 38 522. PMID: 9184596.
Leach et al (1991) Neurochemical and behavioral aspects of lamotrigine. Epilepsia 32 S4. PMID: 1685439.
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Kashyap et al (2015) Characterization of the role of HCN channels in β3-adrenoceptor mediated rat bladder relaxation. J Neurosci 2. PMID: 26709376.
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