Ketamine hydrochloride

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Ketamine hydrochloride | CAS No. 1867-66-9 | NMDA Receptor Antagonists
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Description: Non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist

Chemical Name: 2-(2-Chlorophenyl)-2-(methylamino)cyclohexanone hydrochloride

Purity: ≥99%

Product Details
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

Ketamine hydrochloride is a non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist (EC50 values are 13.6 and 17.6 μM for GluN1/GluN2A (formally NR1 and NR2A, respectively) and GluN1/GluN2B (formally NR1 and NR2B, respectively) subunit combinations respectively). Dissociative anesthetic.

S-enantiomer and Active metabolite also available.

Please refer to IUPHAR Guide to Pharmacology for the most recent naming conventions. .

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
Store at RT

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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Background References

  1. The dissociative anaesthetics, KA 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 KA, 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 KA and magnesium: part I.
    Liu et al.
    Anesth.Pharmacol., 2001;92:1173

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Citation for Ketamine hydrochloride

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


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