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Piracetam

UCB 6215;

Technical Data

Chemical name:Piracetam
Formula:C6H10N2O2
Molecular weight:142.2
CAS number:7491-74-9
SMILES:NC(=O)CN1CCCC1=O

Cat. No. BRC0977

BRC0977

Prices

1.0 mg $ 55.0
2.0 mg $ 56.0
5.0 mg $ 59.0
10.0 mg $ 78.0
20.0 mg $ 93.0
25.0 mg $ 100.0

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Biological activity

It belongs to next groups of Bioreference compounds:
Therapeutic areas:

CNS Agents   

Target:

G-Protein-Coupled Receptors (GPCRs)    Glutamate receptor    Enzymes    Acetylcholinesterase    Cholinesterase   

Description:

Piracetam is a nootropic drug that displays cognitive enhancing properties. It is a cyclic derivative of GABA. It has been shown to alter the physical properties of cell membranes and to protect against hypoxia, which might underlie neuroprotective and antithrombotic actions.

Targets:Acetylcholinesterase; Synaptic vesicle glycoprotein 2A; Ionotropic glutamate receptor ;
References:
1. Eur J Med Chem. 2017; 128, 56 - 69.; 2. ChemMedChem. 2012; 7, 8, 1369 - 1374.; 3. Med Chem. 2013; 9, 3, 371 - 378.;