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Compound Summary for: CID 5917

Pentylenetetrazole

Also known as: Pentylenetetrazol; Metrazole; Pentetrazol; Cardiol; Cardiazole; Pentetrazole; Cardiazol; Corasol; Corazol
Molecular Formula: C6H10N4   Molecular Weight: 138.1704   InChIKey: CWRVKFFCRWGWCS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A pharmaceutical agent that displays activity as a central nervous system and respiratory stimulant. It is considered a non-competitive GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID antagonist. Pentylenetetrazole has been used experimentally to study seizure phenomenon and to identify pharmaceuticals that may control seizure susceptibility.   From: MeSH
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