Cat. No. 0219
Chemical Name: Aminoethanoic acid
Biological ActivityOne of the major inhibitory neurotransmitters in the mammalian CNS, predominantly active in the spinal cord and brain stem. Also acts as a modulator of excitatory amino acid transmission mediated by NMDA receptors. Also available as part of the NMDA Receptor - Glycine Site Tocriset™.
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Johnson and Ascher (1987) Glycine potentiates the NMDA response in cultured mouse brain neurons. Nature 325 529.
Ascher and Johnson (1989) The NMDA receptor, its channel and its modulation by glycine. The NMDA Receptor (2nd edition). Eds. G.L.Collingr 109.
Betz (1991) Glycine receptors: heterogeneous and widespread in the mammalian brain. Trends Neurosci. 14 458. PMID: 1722365.
Kuhse et al (1995) The inhibitory glycine receptor: architecture, synaptic localization and molecular pathology of a postsynaptic ion-channel complex. Curr.Opin.Neurobiol. 5 318. PMID: 7850154.
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Keywords: Glycine, supplier, Endogenous, glycine, receptor, agonists, potentiator, co-transmitter, GlyR, Glycine, Receptors, Glutamate, NMDA, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate, iGluR, Ionotropic