Discontinued Product

Pemoline (Cat. No. 3045) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: CNS stimulant, indirect monoamine agonist
Alternative Names: Phenoxazole,Phenylisohydantoin
Chemical Name: 2-Amino-5-phenyl-4(5H)-oxazolone
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for Pemoline

Long-acting central stimulant that induces self-injurious behavior in rats. Acts as an indirect monoamine agonist.

Technical Data for Pemoline

M. Wt 176.17
Formula C9H8N2O2
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 2152-34-3
PubChem ID 4723
Smiles O=C1C(C2=CC=CC=C2)OC(N)=N1

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

References for Pemoline

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

Mueller and Nyhan (1982) Pharmacologic control of pem. induced self-injurious behavior in rats. Pharmacol.Biochem.Behav. 16 957 PMID: 6213967

Kies and Devine (2004) Self-injurious behaviour: a comparison of caffeine and pem. models in rats. Pharmacol.Biochem.Behav. 79 587 PMID: 15582667

Muehlmann et al (2008) Pemoline (2-Amino-5-phenyl-1,3-oxazol-4-one)-induced self-injurious behavior: a rodent model of pharmacotherapeutic efficacy. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 324 214 PMID: 17925479

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1 Citation for Pemoline

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Pemoline include:

Jones et al (2015) Manipulating circadian clock neuron firing rate resets molecular circadian rhythms and behavior. Nat Neurosci 18 373 PMID: 25643294

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Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Dopamine Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Phillip Strange and revised by Kim Neve in 2013, this review summarizes the history of the dopamine receptors and provides an overview of individual receptor subtype properties, their distribution and identifies ligands which act at each receptor subtype. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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