Cat. No. 0106

D-AP5 C5H12NO5P [79055-68-8]

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Alternative Names: 2-APV, D-APV, D-2-amino-5-phosphonovalerate

Chemical Name: D-(-)-2-Amino-5-phosphonopentanoic acid

Biological Activity

Widely used competitive NMDA antagonist. More active form of AP5. Also agonist at quisqualate-sensitized AP6 site where it is less potent than the L-isomer, L-AP5 (Cat. No. 0107). Also available as part of the Mixed NMDA Receptor Tocriset™ or as a mixed isomer DL-AP5 (Cat. No. 0105).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
>99 %
Store at RT

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Davies and Watkins (1982) Actions of D and L forms of 2-amino-5-phosphonovalerate and 2-amino-4-phosphonobutyrate in the cat spinal cord. Brain Res. 235 378. PMID: 6145492.

Evans et al (1982) The effect of a series of ω-phosphonic-α-carboxylic amino acids on electrically evoked and amino acid induced responses in isolated spinal cord preparations. Br.J.Pharmacol. 75 65. PMID: 7042024.

Schulte et al (1994) Utilization of the resolved L-isomer fo 2-amino-6-phosphonohexanoic acid (L-AP6) as a selective agonist for a quisqualate-sensitized site in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons. Brain Res. 649 203. PMID: 7953634.

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