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Dizocilpine/MK-801 for research - which company ?

A N Nagy annagy at hsc.vcu.edu
Thu Jan 20 18:53:30 EST 2000


"...for research only...."

Just curious, but is there another use of this drug?


thx



Ulrike Gausmann wrote:

> Hi,
>
> is there anybody who knows which company sells the
> NMDA antagonist Dizocilpine/MK-801 ?
>
> This substance protects neurons from
> glutamate damage by blocking Ca-channels.
> In Germany, this drug is not listed in the
> "Rote Liste". I found out that it is/was tested by
> Merck (called Neurogard). But a search on their
> website did not produce any results.
>
> I want to use it for research only (neuronal cell cultures).
>
> Maybe anybody knows about a similar drug easier to get?
>
> Thank you for any help,
>
> Ulrike
> ugau at mti-n.uni-jena.de
>
> --
> Dr. U. Gausmann
> Klinikum der FSU Jena
> Institut fuer Anatomie II
> Teichgraben 7
> 07743 Jena
> Germany
> ---





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