Phenobarbital sodium salt

Discontinued Product

Phenobarbital sodium salt (Cat. No. 4578) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Enhances GABAergic activity
Chemical Name: 5-Ethyl-5-phenyl-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-pyrimidinetrione sodium salt
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Biological Activity for Phenobarbital sodium salt

Enhances GABAergic activity. Long-acting barbiturate; slow-acting barbiturate (Cat. No. 4579) also available.

Technical Data for Phenobarbital sodium salt

M. Wt 254.22
Formula C12H11N2NaO3
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 57-30-7
PubChem ID 12598276
Smiles [Na+].CCC1(C(=O)NC([O-])=NC1=O)C1=CC=CC=C1

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References for Phenobarbital sodium salt

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Nardou et al (2011) Phenobarbital but not D.pam 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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GABA Receptors Scientific Review

GABA Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Ian Martin, Norman Bowery and Susan Dunn, this review provides a history of the GABA receptor, as well as discussing the structure and function of the various subtypes and the clinical potential of receptor modulators; compounds available from Tocris are listed.