Racetam

Racetams are synthetic compounds that share a structure called a pyrrolidone nucleus. Many racetams are classified as a Nootropic and show promise for improving brain function.

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Goals

Racetams are a group of synthetic Nootropic compounds. All racetams have a structure in common, called the pyrrolidone skeleton.

Racetams are based off of their parent, Piracetam. Since racetams have structural differences, their properties and effects vary.

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Things To Know

Also Known As

Racetams

Do Not Confuse With

Racemic (a term used to refer to configuration of a molecule)

Scientific Support & Reference Citations

References

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(Common misspellings for Racetam include racetam, ractam)

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