Milacemide

Milacemide
Identifiers
CAS number 76990-56-2 YesY
PubChem 53569
ChemSpider 48376
UNII 0HXT24RECU
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties[1]
Molecular formula C7H16N2O
Molar mass 144.21 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Milacemide is a MAO-B inhibitor and glycine prodrug.[2] It has been studied for its effects on human memory and as a potential treatment for the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.[3] Early clinical trials, however, showed no positive results.[2]

References

  1. ^ PubChem 53569
  2. ^ a b Dysken, MW; Mendels, J, LeWitt, P, Reisberg, B, Pomara, N, Wood, J, Skare, S, Fakouhi, JD, Herting, RL (1992 May). "Milacemide: a placebo-controlled study in senile dementia of the Alzheimer type.". Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 40 (5): 503–6. PMID 1634705. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1634705. 
  3. ^ Harris, Carol Turkington ; foreword by Joseph R. (2002). The encyclopedia of the brain and brain disorders (2nd ed. ed.). New York, NY: Facts on File. ISBN 081604774X. http://www.scribd.com/doc/10098801/The-Encyclopedia-of-the-Brain-and-Brain-Disorders. 

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