Catalog Number: 3131
Chemical Name: 2-(2-Chlorophenyl)-2-(methylamino)cyclohexanone hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist (EC50 values are 13.6 and 17.6 μM for NR1/NR2A and NR1/NR2B subunit combinations respectively). Dissociative anesthetic.

S-enantiomer and Active metabolite also available.

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    Soluble to 100 mM in water
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. The dissociative anaesthetics, ketamine and phencyclidine, selectively reduce excitation of central mammalian neurones by N-methyl-aspartate.
    Anis et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1983;79:565
  2. Effects of ketamine, a noncompetitive NMDA antagonist, on the acquisition of the lever-press response in rats.
    Pallares et al.
    Physiol.Behav., 1995;57:389
  3. Modulation of NMDA receptor function by ketamine and magnesium: part I.
    Liu et al.
    Anesth.Pharmacol., 2001;92:1173

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Ketamine hydrochloride include:

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  1. Glutamate antagonists limit tumor growth.
    Authors: Rzeski Et al.
    Oncotarget 2001;98:6372
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