Catalog Number: 3865
Alternate Names: GP 47779
Chemical Name: 10,11-Dihydro-10-hydroxy-5H-dibenz(Z)[b,f]azepin-5-carboxamide
Biological Activity
Active metabolite of oxcarbazepine (Cat. No. 3864). Produces dose-dependent inhibition of glutamatergic excitatory postsynaptic potentials (EPSPs). Displays anticonvulsant activity; exhibits minor potentiation of GABAA receptor currents.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    254.28
  • Formula:
    C15H14N2O2
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    29331-92-8
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Oxcarbazepine, not its active metabolite, potentiates GABAA activation and aggravates absence seizures.
    Zheng et al.
    Epilepsia, 2009;50:83
  2. Action of GP 47779, the active metabolite of oxcarbazepine, on the corticostriatal system. I. Modulation of corticostriatal synaptic transmission.
    Calabresi et al.
    Epilepsia, 1995;36:990
  3. Anticonvulsant and sodium channel-blocking properties of novel 10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenz[b,f]azepine-5-carboxamide derivatives.
    Benes et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 1999;42:2582

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