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Pentylenetetrazole is a cNS stimulant that induces kindling in vivo. Causes alterations in excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitter systems.
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
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|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||7.24 mL||36.19 mL||72.37 mL|
|5 mM||1.45 mL||7.24 mL||14.47 mL|
|10 mM||0.72 mL||3.62 mL||7.24 mL|
|50 mM||0.14 mL||0.72 mL||1.45 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Rocha et al (1996) Pentylenetetrazol-induced kindling: early involvement of excitatory and inhibitory systems. Epilepsy Res. 26 105 PMID: 8985692
Walsh et al (1999) Acute pentylenetetrazol injection reduces rat GABAA receptor mRNA levels and GABA stimulation of benzodiazepine binding with no effect on benzodiazepine binding site density. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 289 1626 PMID: 10336561
Dhir et al (2006) Effect of cyclooxygenase inhibitors on pentylenetetrazol (PTZ)-induced convulsions: possible mechanism of action. Prog.Neuro-Psychopharm.Biol.Psychiat. 30 1478
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Karim et al (2012) 2'-Methoxy-6-methylflavone: a novel anxiolytic and sedative with subtype selective activating and modulating actions at GABA(A) receptors. Br J Pharmacol 165 880 PMID: 21797842
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Pentylenetetrazole was used for pharmacological isolation of glycine receptors response as a GABA-A receptor antagonist with low or no affinity to glycine receptor (GlyR). Clear GlyR single-channel openings with characteristic conductance states were obtained. Figure: recording of GlyR single-channel openings with 1 mM pentylenetetrazole in perfusion solution.
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