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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 68134-81-6
ATC code none
PubChem 176265
Chemical data
Formula C 16H25NS 
Mol. mass 263.4414 g/mol
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Gacyclidine (GK-11) is a psychoactive drug which acts as a dissociative via functioning as a non-competitive NMDA receptor antagonist. It is closely related to phencyclidine (PCP), and specifically, is a derivative of tenocyclidine (TCP).[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ Hirbec H, Gaviria M, Vignon J. Gacyclidine: a new neuroprotective agent acting at the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor. CNS Drug Reviews. 2001 Summer;7(2):172-98.
  2. ^ Hirbec H, Mausset AL, Kamenka JM, Privat A, Vignon J. Re-evaluation of phencyclidine low-affinity or "non-NMDA" binding sites. J Neurosci Res. 2002 May 1;68(3):305-14.


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