Catalog No. : DI-O-11057
CAS Number : 219861-53-7
Molecular Weight : 414.43
Molecular Formula : C22H23FN2O5
Synonym : 1-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-1-(4-fluoro-phenyl)-1,3-dihydro-isobenzofuran-5-carbonitrile Oxalate;
Application Notes : An inhibitor of serotonin (5-HT) uptake. Antidepressant.;(R)-Citalopram Oxalate is a derivative of Citalopram. Citalopram is a selective inhibitor of the 5-hydroxytryptamine transporter (serotonin) and therefore is a potent and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Additional studies in indicate that Citalopram may be a weak, allosteric modulator of serotonin in a cross-species chimeric study. Studies also indicate that Citalopram is useful for studying gene expression patterns in circulating lymphocytes. In zebrafish, Citalopram is noted to reduce the frequency of NMDA-induced locomotor rhythm involved in swimming behavor.
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