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Pentylenetetrazole MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pentylenetetrazole
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.066.600
Unique ID
D010433
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010433
Scope Note
A pharmaceutical agent that displays activity as a central nervous system and respiratory stimulant. It is considered a non-competitive GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID antagonist. Pentylenetetrazole has been used experimentally to study seizure phenomenon and to identify pharmaceuticals that may control seizure susceptibility.
Entry Term(s)
Cardiazol
Corasol
Corazol
Corazole
Korazol
Korazole
Leptazole
Metrazol
Metrazole
Pentamethylenetetrazole
Pentazol
Pentetrazole
Pentylenetetrazol
Pharm Action
Convulsants
GABA Antagonists
Registry Number
WM5Z385K7T
Related Numbers
54-95-5
CAS Type 1 Name
5H-Tetrazolo(1,5-a)azepine, 6,7,8,9-tetrahydro-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Pentylenetetrazole Preferred
Cardiazol Narrower
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