Nefiracetam

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Cat.No. 2851 - Nefiracetam | C14H18N2O2 | CAS No. 77191-36-7
Description: Cognitive enhancer
Alternative Names: DM 9384
Chemical Name: N-(2,6-Dimethylphenyl)-2-oxo-1-pyrrolidineacetamide
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity

Cognitive enhancer that displays various pharmacological effects. Activates L/N-type calcium channels, cholinergic, monoaminergic and GABAergic systems. Displays potent neuroprotective action in the retinal ischemia-reperfusion model in vivo.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 246.3
Formula C14H18N2O2
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 77191-36-7
PubChem ID 71157
InChI Key NGHTXZCKLWZPGK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles O=C(NC2=C(C)C=CC=C2C)CN1C(CCC1)=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
DMSO 24.63 100
ethanol 24.63 100

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 246.3. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.06 mL 20.3 mL 40.6 mL
5 mM 0.81 mL 4.06 mL 8.12 mL
10 mM 0.41 mL 2.03 mL 4.06 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.41 mL 0.81 mL

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References

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Narahashi et al (2004) Mechanisms of action of cognitive enhancers on neuroreceptors. Biol.Pharm.Bull. 27 1701 PMID: 15516710

Ueda et al (2004) The cognitive-enhancer nefiracetam inhibits both necrosis and apoptosis in retinal ischemic models in vitro and in vivo. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 309 200 PMID: 14718588

Kitano et al (2005) Effects of nefiracetam, a novel pyrrolidone-type nootropic agent, on the amygdala-kindled seizures in rats. Epilepsia 46 1561 PMID: 16190926


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