"Phenobarbital" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A barbituric acid derivative that acts as a nonselective central nervous system depressant. It promotes binding to inhibitory GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID subtype receptors, and modulates chloride currents through receptor channels. It also inhibits glutamate induced depolarizations.
- Phenylethylbarbituric Acid
- Acid, Phenylethylbarbituric
- Phenobarbital Sodium
- Sodium, Phenobarbital
- Phenobarbital, Monosodium Salt
- Monosodium Salt Phenobarbital
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