Cat. No. 0102
Chemical Name: D-(-)-2-Amino-4-phosphonobutyric acid
Biological ActivityBroad spectrum excitatory amino acid receptor antagonist. Also agonist at the quisqualate-sensitized AP6 site in hippocampus where it is less potent than L-AP4. DL Mixture (Cat. No. 0101) and L-isomer (Cat. No. 0103) also available.
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Schulte et al (1994) Utilization of the resolved L-isomer of 2-amino-6-phosphonhexanoic acid (L-AP6) as a selective agonist for a quisqualate-sensitized site in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons. Brain Res. 649 203. PMID: 7953634.
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.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for D-AP4 include:
Sexton et al (2015) Type I intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells of early post-natal development correspond to the M4 subtype. Neural Dev 10 17. PMID: 26091805.
Sexton and Gelder (2015) G-Protein Coupled Receptor Kinase 2 Minimally Regulates Melanopsin Activity in Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells. PLoS One 10 e0128690. PMID: 26069965.
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