Phenobarbital sodium salt
Enhances GABAergic activity. Long-acting barbiturate; slow-acting barbiturate (Cat. No. 4579) also available.
|Storage||Store at RT|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 254.22. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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||3.93 mL||19.67 mL||39.34 mL|
|5 mM||0.79 mL||3.93 mL||7.87 mL|
|10 mM||0.39 mL||1.97 mL||3.93 mL|
|50 mM||0.08 mL||0.39 mL||0.79 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Nardou et al (2011) Phenobarbital but not diazepam reduces AMPA/kainate receptor mediated currents and exerts opposite actions on initial seizures in the neonatal rat hippocampus. Front.Cell.Neurosci. 5 Epub PMID: 21847371
ffrench-Mullen et al (1993) Calcium current block by (-)-pentobarbital, phenobarbital, and CHEB but not (+)-pentobarbital in acutely isolated hippocampal CA1 neurons: comparison with effects on GABA-activated Cl- current. J.Neurosci. 13 3211 PMID: 8101867
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Keywords: Phenobarbital barbiturates anticonvulsants GABAergic GABA Miscellaneous GABA
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