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|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||285.387 g/mol g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
U-89843A (PNU-89843) is a sedative drug which acts as an agonist at GABAA receptors, specifically acting as a positive allosteric modulator selective for the α1, α3 and α6 subtypes. It has sedative effects in animals but without causing ataxia, and also acts as an antioxidant and may have neuroprotective effects. It was developed by a team at Upjohn in the 1990s.
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- Bundy GL, Ayer DE, Banitt LS, Belonga KL, Mizsak SA, Palmer JR, et al. (October 1995). "Synthesis of novel 2,4-diaminopyrrolo-[2,3-d]pyrimidines with antioxidant, neuroprotective, and antiasthma activity". Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 38 (21): 4161–3. doi:10.1021/jm00021a004. PMID 7473542.
- US 5502187, "Pharmaceutically active bicyclic-heterocyclic amines"