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ATC code none
CAS Number 175698-05-2 N
PubChem (CID) 9793807
ChemSpider 7969574 YesY
Chemical and physical data
Formula C8H15NO
Molar mass 141.210 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
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3,3-Diethyl-2-pyrrolidinone (DEABL) is an anticonvulsant drug most closely related to pyrithyldione and gabapentin.[1] It was found to extend lifespan in nematode worms.[2]


  1. Hill, MW; Reddy, PA; Covey, DF; Rothman, SM (1998). "Contribution of subsaturating GABA concentrations to IPSCs in cultured hippocampal neurons". Journal of Neuroscience. 18 (14): 5103–11. PMID 9651194.
  2. Evason, K; Huang, C; Yamben, I; Covey, DF; Kornfeld, K (2005). "Anticonvulsant medications extend worm life-span". Science. 307 (5707): 258–62. doi:10.1126/science.1105299. PMID 15653505.

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