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Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-phenyl-3,3-bis(pyridin-4-ylmethyl)-1,3-dihydro-2 H-indol-2-one
CAS number 105431-72-9
ATC code N06BX09
PubChem 3932
Chemical data
Formula C 26H21N3O 
Mol. mass 391.465 g/mol
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Linopirdine is a psychostimulant/nootropic, which has neuroprotective effects. It acts as a potassium channel blocker, and releases acetylcholine, which is probably responsible for its nootropic action.


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