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Pentylenetetrazole

(HB0481)
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Product overview

  • Name
    Pentylenetetrazole
  • Short description
    CNS stimulant
  • Biological description
    CNS stimulant. Induces kindling of seizures in vivo and changes the excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitter balance. Decreases µ-opioid and GABAA receptors and causes an increase in glutamate and aspartate. Potentially acts as a non-competitive GABAA receptor antagonist. Shows convulsive actions.
  • Alternative names
    PTZ
  • Biological action
    Other
  • Purity
    >99%
  • Citations

Properties

  • Chemical name
    6,7,8,9-Tetrahydro-5H-tetrazolo[1,5 -a]azepine
  • Molecular Weight
    138.17
  • Chemical structure
    Pentylenetetrazole  [54-95-5]
  • Molecular Formula
    C6H10N4
  • CAS Number
    54-95-5
  • PubChem identifier
    5917
  • SMILES
    C1CCN2N=NN=C2CC1
  • InChiKey
    CWRVKFFCRWGWCS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    -20°C
  • Solubility overview
    soluble in water (100mM) or DMSO (100mM)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.
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