Cat. No. 1220
Chemical Name: (RS)-4-Phosphonophenylglycine
Biological ActivityA potent and selective group III metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist, with approximately 25-fold preference for hmGlu8; anticonvulsant and neuroprotective in vivo. Also available as part of the Group III mGlu Receptor Tocriset™.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Gasparini et al (1999) (R,S)-4-Phosphonophenylglycine, a potent and selective group III metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist, is anticonvulsive and neuroprotective in vivo. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 289 1678. PMID: 10336568.
Flor et al (1998) Neuroprotection in vitro and in vivo by (R,S)-PPG, a potent and selective group III metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist. Soc.Neurosci.Abstr. 24 431.11.
Bigge et al (1989) Exploration of phenyl-spaced 2-amino-(5,9)-phosphonoalkanoic acids as competitive N-methyl-D-aspartic acid antagonists. J.Med.Chem. 32 1580. PMID: 2544728.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (RS)-PPG include:
Kammermeier (2015) Constitutive activity of metabotropic glutamate receptor 7. Neuropharmacology 16 17. PMID: 25881041.
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