CNQX

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CNQX
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Names
IUPAC name
7-nitro-2,3-dioxo-1,4- dihydroquinoxaline-6-carbonitrile
Identifiers
115066-14-3 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL222418 YesY
ChemSpider 2951930 YesY
5475
Jmol 3D model Interactive image
KEGG C13668 YesY
PubChem 3721046
UNII 6OTE87SCCW YesY
Properties
C9H4N4O4
Molar mass 232.15 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

CNQX (6-cyano-7-nitroquinoxaline-2,3-dione) is a competitive AMPA/kainate receptor antagonist. Its chemical formula is C9H4N4O4. CNQX is often used in the retina to block the responses of OFF-bipolar cells for electrophysiology recordings.[1]

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  1. ^ Sasaki, Tsugihisa; Kaneko, Akimichi (1996-03-01). "l-Glutamate-induced responses in OFF-type bipolar cells of the cat retina". Vision Research. 36 (6): 787–795. doi:10.1016/0042-6989(95)00176-X. 

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