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Phenobarbital

"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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Phenobarbital" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Phenobarbital" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 76 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1990
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