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Title: Phaclofen  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: N4-Chloroacetylcytosine arabinoside, GABA transaminase inhibitor, (1,2,5,6-Tetrahydropyridin-4-yl)methylphosphinic acid, Gabaculine, BHF-177
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CAS number  YesY
ChemSpider  N
IUPHAR ligand
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C9H13ClNO3P
Molar mass 249.631 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
 N   YesY/N?)

Phaclofen, or phosphonobaclofen, is a selective antagonist for the GABAB receptor.[1]


  1. ^ David I.B. KerrCorresponding author contact information, Jennifer Ong, Rolf H. Prager, Bruce D. Gynther, David R. Curtis (3 March 1987). "Phaclofen: a peripheral and central baclofen antagonist". Brain Research 405: 150–154.  

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