Cat. No. 0169
Chemical Name: (RS)-α-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-is
Biological ActivityPrototypical and defining agonist for the AMPA subgroup of ionotropic glutamate receptors. Active enantiomer (S)-AMPA (Cat. No. 0254), inactive enantiomer (R)-AMPA (Cat. No. 0253) and hydrobromide salt (RS)-AMPA hydrobromide (Cat. No. 1074) also available.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Honore et al (1982) The binding of 3H-AMPA, a structural analogue of glutamic acid, to rat brain membranes. J.Neurochem. 38 173. PMID: 6125564.
Krogsgaard-Larsen et al (1980) New class of glutamate agonist structurally related to ibotenic acid. Nature 284 64. PMID: 6101908.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (RS)-AMPA include:
Maier et al (2010) Sustained glutamate receptor activation down-regulates GABAB receptors by shifting the balance from recycling to lysosomal degradation. J Biol Chem 285 35606. PMID: 20826795.
Schenk et al (2003) Regulated delivery of AMPA receptor subunits to the presynaptic membrane. EMBO J 22 558. PMID: 12554656.
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Keywords: (RS)-AMPA, supplier, Selective, AMPA, agonists, Glutamate, Receptors, iGluR, Ionotropic, Tocris Bioscience, AMPA Receptor Agonist products
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