Cat. No. 0107
Chemical Name: L-(+)-2-Amino-5-phosphonopentanoic acid
Biological ActivityNMDA antagonist. Also agonist at quisqualate-sensitized AP6 site, where it is more potent than the isomer D-AP5 (Cat. No. 0106). Mixture DL-AP5 (Cat. No. 3693) also available.
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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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.
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 L-AP5 include:
Kinney (2005) GAT-3 transporters regulate inhibition in the neocortex. J Neurophysiol 94 4533. PMID: 16135550.
Fernández-Monreal et al (2004) Arginine 260 of the amino-terminal domain of NR1 subunit is critical for tissue-type plasminogen activator-mediated enhancement of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor signaling. J Biol Chem 279 50850. PMID: 15448144.
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