Catalog No.S3072 Synonyms: STX 209
Molecular Weight(MW): 213.66
(R)-baclofen is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid primarily used to treat spasticity.
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|Description||(R)-baclofen is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid primarily used to treat spasticity.|
Baclofen is a skeletal muscle relaxant used in the treatment of spasticity of spinal and cerebral origin. Although it is marketed as a racemic mixture, only the baclofen R-enantiomer is stereospecifically active at so called GAGAB-receptors.  Researchers believe that the enantiomers of baclofen have different properties. It is claimed that the R-(−)-enantiomer is about 100 times more active than the S-(+)-enantiomer.
|In vitro||Water||8 mg/mL (37.44 mM)|
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