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NIMH Code: C-920
Compound Name: 6-Cyano-7-nitroquinoxaline-2,3-dione Disodium Salt
Alternative Name: Disodium 6-cyano-7-nitroquinoxaline-2,3-diolate
Abbreviation: CNQX Disodium Salt
PubChemID: 2821
CAS: 479347-85-8
Molecular Formula: C9H2N4Na2O4
Biological Activity: AMPA/kainate receptor antagonist
References: Honoré, T.; Davies, S. N.; Drejer, J.; Fletcher, E. J.; Jacobsen, P.; Lodge, D.; Nielsen, F. E. Science 1988, 241, 701-703. Long, S. K.; Smith, D.; Siarey, R. J.; Evans, R.H. Br. J. Pharmacol. 1990, 100, 850-854. Shimogori, H.; Yamashita, H., Neurosci. Lett., 2004, 371, 69-72.
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Structure of C-920
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Since 1959, the NIMH Chemical Synthesis and Drug Supply Program has synthesized and distributed novel research chemicals, psychoactive drugs, and compounds that are unavailable from commercial sources to the scientific community working on research relevant to mental health.

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