Cat. No. 0111
Chemical Name: (2S,3S,4R)-2-Carboxy-4-isopropyl-3-
Biological ActivityEAAT2(GLT1)-selective non-transportable inhibitor of L-glutamate and L-aspartate uptake (Ki = 23 μM). 130-fold selective over EAAT1 and EAAT3 (Ki > 3 mM). Also available as part of the Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter Inhibitor Tocriset™.
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Arriza et al (1994) Functional comparisons of three glutamate transporter subtypes cloned from human motor cortex. J.Neurosci. 14 5559. PMID: 7521911.
Kanal et al (1994) The neuronal and epithelial high affinity glutamate transporter, insights into structure and mechanism of transport. J.Biol.Chem. 269 20599. PMID: 7914198.
Munoz et al (1987) Effects of dihydrokainic acid on extracellular amino acids and neuronal excitability in the in vivo rat hippocampus. Neuropharmacology 26 1. PMID: 2882438.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Dihydrokainic acid include:
McKeown et al (2012) Disruption of Eaat2b, a glutamate transporter, results in abnormal motor behaviors in developing zebrafish. Dev Biol 362 162. PMID: 22094018.
Parri et al (2010) Sensory and cortical activation of distinct glial cell subtypes in the somatosensory thalamus of young rats. Eur J Neurosci 32 29. PMID: 20608967.
David et al (2009) Astrocytic dysfunction in epileptogenesis: consequence of altered potassium and glutamate homeostasis? J Neurosci 29 10588. PMID: 19710312.
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