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Nootropic drug for senile dementia
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Aniracetam is a nootropic drug in senile dementia [1].

Aniracetam (Ro 13-5057) has a piracetam-like chemical structure, 1-p-anisoyl-2-pyrrolidinone. It is selected from a series of related compounds because of its effect in impaired cognitive functions in rodents. In rats, the administration of aniracetam (30mg/kg orally) markedly prevents the CO2 induced impairment of acquisition. It also significantly increases the percentage of rats showing retention of the learned task in both the scopolamine induced transient retrograde amnesia model (50mg/kg orally) and the electroconvulsive shock induced memory disruption model (50mg/kg orally). Besides that, aniracetam can prevent the disruptive effect caused by chloramphenicol or cycloheximide (30mg/kg orally) [1, 2].

[1] MIZUKI Y, YAMADA M, KATO I, et al. Effects of aniracetam, a nootropic drug, in senile dementia. A preliminary report.: A Preliminary Report. The Kurume medical journal, 1984, 31(2): 135-143.
[2] Cumin R, Bandle E F, Gamzu E, et al. Effects of the novel compound aniracetam (Ro 13-5057) upon impaired learning and memory in rodents. Psychopharmacology, 1982, 78(2): 104-111.

Chemical Properties

Physical AppearanceA solid
StorageStore at -20°C
Cas No.72432-10-1
Solubility≥10.96mg/mL in DMSO
Chemical Name1-(4-methoxybenzoyl)pyrrolidin-2-one
SDFDownload SDF
Shipping ConditionEvaluation sample solution : ship with blue ice.All other available size: ship with RT , or blue ice upon request
General tipsFor obtaining a higher solubility , please warm the tube at 37 ℃ and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while.Stock solution can be stored below -20℃ for several months.

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