Cat. No. 0971
Chemical Name: (2S)-α-Ethylglutamic acid
Biological ActivitySelective antagonist of presynaptically-mediated (1S,3S)-ACPD-induced depression of motoneuron excitation in neonatal rat spinal cord; presumed group II mGlu receptor antagonist. Also available as part of the Group II mGlu Receptor Tocriset™.
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Jane et al (1996) Potent antagonists at L-AP4- and (1S,3S)-ACPD-sensitive presynaptic metabotropic glutamate recpetors in neonatal rat spinal cord. Neuropharmacology 35 1029. PMID: 9121605.
Thomas et al (1996) (S)-α-Ethylglutamic acid and (RS)-α-cyclopropyl-4-phosphonophenylglycine as antagonists of L-AP4- and (1S,3S)-ACPD-induced depression of monosynaptic excitation of neonatal rat motoneurones. Br.J.Pharmacol. 117 70P.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for EGLU include:
Ster et al (2011) Enhancement of CA3 hippocampal network activity by activation of group II metabotropic glutamate receptors. J Neurosci 108 9993. PMID: 21628565.
Kaushal and Schlichter (2008) Mechanisms of microglia-mediated neurotoxicity in a new model of the stroke penumbra. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 28 2221. PMID: 18305255.
Smith and Otis (2005) Pattern-dependent, simultaneous plasticity differentially transforms the input-output relationship of a feedforward circuit. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102 14901. PMID: 16199519.
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