Cat. No. 1970
Chemical Name: 2-Amino-2-(2-chlorophenyl)cyclohexa
Biological ActivityMajor metabolite of ketamine that is a potent non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist (Ki = 3.6 μM for displacement of [3H]-MK 801 in rat brain). Antinociceptive and anesthetic in vivo. R-enantiomer and S-enantiomer also available.
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Shimoyama et al (1999) Oral ketamine is antinociceptive in the rat formalin test: role of the metabolite, norketamine. Pain 81 85. PMID: 10353496.
Ebert et al (1997) Norketamine, the main metabolite of ketamine, is a non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist in the rat cortex and spinal cord. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 333 99. PMID: 9311667.
Leung et al (1986) Comparative pharmacology in the rat of ketamine and its two principal metabolites, norketamine and (Z)-6-hydroxynorketamine. J.Med.Chem. 29 2396. PMID: 3783598.
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