7-Chlorokynurenic acid

Cat. No. 0237

7-Chlorokynurenic acid C10H6ClNO3 [18000-24-3]

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Chemical Name: 7-Chloro-4-hydroxyquinoline-2-carboxylic acid

Biological Activity

NMDA receptor antagonist acting at the glycine site. Potent competitive inhibitor of L-glutamate transport into synaptic vesicles. Also available as part of the NMDA Receptor - Glycine Site Tocriset™. 7-Chlorokynurenic acid sodium salt (Cat. No. 3697) also available.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in 1eq. NaOH
>98 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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Donald et al (1988) Characterization of [3H]-glycine binding to a modulatory site within the NMDA receptor complex from rat brain. Br.J.Pharmacol. 95 892P.

Kemp et al (1988) 7-Chlorokynurenic acid is a selective antagonist of the glycine modulatory site of the NMDA receptor complex. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 85 6547. PMID: 2842779.

Kretschmer et al (1995) Behavioral and neurochemical actions of the strychnine-insensitive glycine receptor antagonist, 7-chlorokynurenate, in rats. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 280 37. PMID: 7498252.

Bartlett et al (1998) Substituted quinolines as inhibitors of L-glutamate transport into synaptic vesicles. Neuropharmacology 37 839. PMID: 9776380.

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