Corpus ID: 13577403

Pharmacological studies with an alkylating narcotic agonist, chloroxymorphamine, and antagonist, chlornaltrexamine.

@article{Caruso1980PharmacologicalSW,
  title={Pharmacological studies with an alkylating narcotic agonist, chloroxymorphamine, and antagonist, chlornaltrexamine.},
  author={T. Caruso and D. L. Larson and P. Portoghese and A. Takemori},
  journal={The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics},
  year={1980},
  volume={213 3},
  pages={
          539-44
        }
}
The 6-bis(2)chloroethyl)amino derivatives of oxymorphone and naltrexone, chloroxymorphamine (COA) and chlornaltrexamine (CNA), respectively, produce an irreversible inhibition of [3H]naltrexone binding to mouse brain homogenates. Intracerebroventricular (i.c.v.) injection of COA (4 nmol/mouse) elicits analgesia which lasts 4 times longer than analgesia produced by equimolar and equieffective dose of oxymorphone. The analgesia induced by COA can be reversed and blocked by naloxone. Injections of… Expand
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