Aniracetam

(HB0116)

Product overview

  • Name
    Aniracetam
  • Short description
    Nootrophic AMPA receptor positive allosteric modulator
  • Biological description
    Nootrophic AMPA receptor positive allosteric modulator, reduces glutamate receptor desensitisation and AMPA receptor deactivation. Shows anxiolytic properties.
  • Biological action
    PAM
  • Purity
    >99%
  • Our products in action

Properties

  • Chemical name
    1-(4-Methoxybenzoyl)-2-pyrrolidinone
  • Molecular Weight
    219.24
  • Chemical structure
    Aniracetam  [72432-10-1]
  • Molecular Formula
    C12H13NO3
  • CAS Number
    72432-10-1
  • PubChem identifier
    2196
  • SMILES
    O=C2CCCN2C(=O)c1ccc(OC)cc1

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    room temperature
  • Solubility overview
    soluble in ethanol (25mM) or DMSO (100mM)

References for Aniracetam

  • Anxiolytic effects of aniracetam in three different mouse models of anxiety and the underlying mechanism.

    Nakamura K et al (2001) Eur J Pharmacol 420(1) : 33-43.
    PubMedID: 11412837
  • Aniracetam reduces glutamate receptor desensitization and slows the decay of fast excitatory synaptic currents in the hippocampus.

    Isaacson JS et al (1991) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 88(23) : 10936-40.
    PubMedID: 1660156