Piracetam

(HB0507)

Product overview

  • Name
    Piracetam
  • Short description
    GABA derivative AMPA positive allosteric modulator
  • Biological description
    Nootropic GABA derivative AMPA positive allosteric modulator. Shows cognitive enhancing effects. Displays anti-inflammatory, anticonvulsant, neuroprotective and analgesic properties.
  • Biological action
    PAM
  • Citations

Properties

  • Chemical name
    2-Oxo-1-pyrrolidineacetamide
  • Molecular Weight
    142.16
  • Chemical structure
    Piracetam  [7491-74-9]
  • Molecular Formula
    C6H10N2O2
  • CAS Number
    7491-74-9

Storing and Using Your Product

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

References for Piracetam

  • Piracetam: a review of pharmacological properties and clinical uses.

    Winblad B (2005) CNS Drug Rev 11(2) : 169-82.
    PubMedID: 16007238
  • Analgesic activity of piracetam: effect on cytokine production and oxidative stress.

    Navarro SA et al (2013) Pharmacol Biochem Behav 105 : 183-92.
    PubMedID: 23474372
  • Piracetam defines a new binding site for allosteric modulators of alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazole-propionic acid (AMPA) receptors.

    Ahmed AH et al (2010) J Med Chem 53(5) : 2197-203.
    PubMedID: 20163115