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Compound Summary for: CID 5362449     Try the new version summary page


Also known as: Methorphan; Levomethorphan; 3-Methoxy-17-methylmorphinan; l-Methorphan; UNII-7ZZ22K9QE6; CHEBI:4470; DEA No. 9210
Molecular Formula: C18H25NO   Molecular Weight: 271.3972   InChIKey: MKXZASYAUGDDCJ-CGTJXYLNSA-N
Methyl analog of DEXTRORPHAN that shows high affinity binding to several regions of the brain, including the medullary cough center. This compound is an NMDA receptor antagonist (RECEPTORS, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE) and acts as a non-competitive channel blocker. It is one of the widely used ANTITUSSIVES, and is also used to study the involvement of glutamate receptors in neurotoxicity.   From: MeSH
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