Chemical Name: (13aS)-8-Bromo-11,12,13,13a-tetrahydro-9-oxo-9H-imidazo[1,5-a]pyrrolo[2,1-c][1,4]benzodiazepine-1-carboxylic acid 1,1-dimethylethyl ester
Biological ActivityBretazenil is a partial agonist at the GABAA benzodiazepine site (EC50 = 10 nM at α1β1γ2 receptors). Displays anticonvulsive activity in vivo.
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Anticonvulsant tolerance and withdrawal characteristics of benzodiazepine receptor ligands in different seizure models in mice. Comparison of D.pam, bretazenil and abecarnil.
Rundfeldt et al.
Molecular mechanisms of the partial allosteric modulatory effects of bretazenil at γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptor.
Puia et al.
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA Neurobiology, 1992;89:3620
Comparison of the novel subtype-selective GABAA receptor-positive allosteric modulator NS11394 [3'-[5-(1-hydroxy-1-methyl-ethyl)-benzoimidazol-1-yl]-biphenyl-2-carbonitrile] with D.pam, zolpidem, bretazenil, and gaboxadol in rat models of i
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