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Sci. Pharm. 2009, 77(Posters (PO)), 225; (registering DOI)

Honokiol Modulates GABAA Receptors Subunit Specifically

Department of Pharmacology, University of Vienna, Althanstr. 14, 1190 Wien, Österreich
Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology, University of Basel, Klingelbergstraße 50, 4056, Basel, Switzerland
Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Graz, Universitätsplatz 4, 8010 Graz, Austria
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Received: 16 April 2009 / Accepted: 16 April 2009 / Published: 16 April 2009
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Honokiol, a neolignan compound isolated from Magnolia species has been suggested to interact with GABAA receptors. Evidence comes from honokiol-induced enhanced [3H]muscimol binding [1] and anxiolytic action in behavioural studies [2]. The molecular mechanism and possible subunit-specific effects of honokiol on GABAA receptors are currently unknown.[...]
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BABURIN, I.; TAFERNER, B.; WIESNER, K.; HAMBURGER, M.; SCHÜHLY, W.; HERING, S. Honokiol Modulates GABAA Receptors Subunit Specifically. Sci. Pharm. 2009, 77, 225.

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