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United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Lignocaine, 2-Diethylamino-N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)acetamide, Xylocaine
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HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable


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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Na+ channel blocker; class IB antiarrhythmic that is rapidly absorbed after parenteral administration.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Not applicable

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Certificate of Origin

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The adult central nervous system is capable of significant reorganization and adaptation following neurotrauma. After a thoracic contusive spinal cord injury (SCI) neuropathways that innervate the cord below the epicenter of injury are damaged, with minimal prospects for functional recovery.
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Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia, 41(6), 583-591 (2014-08-08)
To compare pulmonary function and gas exchange in ponies during maintenance of anaesthesia with isoflurane or by a total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA) technique. Experimental, cross-over study. Six healthy ponies weighing mean 286 (range 233-388) ± SD 61 kg, age 13
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Reproduction (Cambridge, England), 148(5), 469-478 (2014-08-15)
Seminal plasma purportedly plays a critical role in reproduction, but epididymal spermatozoa are capable of fertilisation following deposition in the uterus, calling into question the biological requirement of this substance. Through a combination of direct observation of spermatozoa in utero
Rasmus Sjørup Biensø et al.
Pflugers Archiv : European journal of physiology, 467(2), 341-350 (2014-04-03)
The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced inflammation on AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) and pyruvate dehydrogenase (PDH) regulation in human skeletal muscle at rest and during exercise. Nine young healthy physically inactive male
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The "monocyte-T-cell theory of mood disorders" regards neuroinflammation, i.e. marked activation of microglia, as a driving force in bipolar disorder. Microglia activation can be visualized in vivo using [(11)C]-(R)-PK11195 PET. Indirect evidence suggests the hippocampus as a potential focus of

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