Cat. No. 2973
Chemical Name: 2-Oxo-1-pyrrolidineacetamide
Biological ActivityNootropic that displays cognitive enhancing properties. Proposed to enhance neurotransmission via modulation of ion flux; potentiates Na+ influx through AMPA receptors. Facilitates efficiency of cholinergic neurotransmission at muscarinic receptors.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Winbald (2005) Piracetam: a review of pharmacological properties and clinical uses. CNS Drug Rev. 11 169. PMID: 16007238.
Gouliaev and Senning (1994) Piracetam and other structurally related nootropics. Brain Res.Brain Res.Rev. 19 180. PMID: 8061686.
Vernon and Sorkin (1991) Piracetam. An overview of its pharmacological properties and a review of its therapeutic use in senile cognitive disorders. Drugs Aging. 1 17. PMID: 1794001.
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