MRK-016

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MRK-016
MRK-016.svg
Names
IUPAC name
3-tert-Butyl-7-(5-methylisoxazol-3-yl)-2-(1-methyl-1H-1,2,4-triazol-5-ylmethoxy)pyrazolo(1,5-d)(1,2,4)triazine
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3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C17H20N8O2
Molar mass 368.401 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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MRK-016 is a selective α5 subunit-containing GABAA negative allosteric modulator that has nootropic properties. It has been found to produce rapid, ketamine-like antidepressant effects in animal models of depression.[1]

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  1. ^ Fischell, Jonathan; Van Dyke, Adam M; Kvarta, Mark D; LeGates, Tara A; Thompson, Scott M (2015). "Rapid Antidepressant Action and Restoration of Excitatory Synaptic Strength After Chronic Stress by Negative Modulators of Alpha5-Containing GABAA Receptors". Neuropsychopharmacology. 40: 2499–2509. doi:10.1038/npp.2015.112. ISSN 0893-133X. PMC 4569955. PMID 25900119.