Nootropic that displays cognitive enhancing properties. Proposed to enhance neurotransmission via modulation of ion flux; potentiates Na+ influx through AMPA receptors. Facilitates efficiency of cholinergic neurotransmission at muscarinic receptors.
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|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||7.03 mL||35.17 mL||70.34 mL|
|5 mM||1.41 mL||7.03 mL||14.07 mL|
|10 mM||0.7 mL||3.52 mL||7.03 mL|
|50 mM||0.14 mL||0.7 mL||1.41 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Vernon and Sorkin (1991) Piracetam. An overview of its pharmacological properties and a review of its therapeutic use in senile cognitive disorders. Drugs Aging. 1 17 PMID: 1794001
Gouliaev and Senning (1994) Piracetam and other structurally related nootropics. Brain Res.Brain Res.Rev. 19 180 PMID: 8061686
Winbald (2005) Piracetam: a review of pharmacological properties and clinical uses. CNS Drug Rev. 11 169 PMID: 16007238
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Keywords: Nootropic modulates Na+-flux AMPA receptors Modulates neurotransmission Glutamate Receptors iGluR Ionotropic Muscarinic Acetylcholine ACh AMPA Receptors
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