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|3D model (Jmol)||Interactive image|
|Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|(what is ?)|
NBQX blocks AMPA receptors in micromolar concentrations (~10–20 µM) and also blocks kainate receptors. In experiments, it is used to counter glutamate excitotoxicity. NBQX was found to have anticonvulsant activity in rodent seizure models.
- Pitt, D.; Werner, P.; Raine, C. S. (2000). "Glutamate excitotoxicity in a model of multiple sclerosis". Nat Med. 6 (1): 67–70.
- Yamaguchi, S.; Donevan, S.D.; Rogawski, M.A. (1993). Anticonvulsant activity of AMPA/kainate antagonists: comparison of GYKI 52466 and NBOX in maximal electroshock and chemoconvulsant seizure models. Epilepsy Res. 15:179–184.
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