Cat. No. 0219
Chemical Name: Aminoethanoic acid
Biological ActivityOne of the major inhibitory neurotransmitters in the mammalian CNS, predominantly active in the spinal cord and brain stem. Also acts as a modulator of excitatory amino acid transmission mediated by NMDA receptors. Also available as part of the NMDA Receptor - Glycine Site Tocriset™.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Kuhse et al (1995) The inhibitory glycine receptor: architecture, synaptic localization and molecular pathology of a postsynaptic ion-channel complex. Curr.Opin.Neurobiol. 5 318. PMID: 7850154.
Betz (1991) Glycine receptors: heterogeneous and widespread in the mammalian brain. Trends Neurosci. 14 458. PMID: 1722365.
Ascher and Johnson (1989) The NMDA receptor, its channel and its modulation by glycine. The NMDA Receptor (2nd edition). Eds. G.L.Collingr 109.
Johnson and Ascher (1987) Glycine potentiates the NMDA response in cultured mouse brain neurons. Nature 325 529.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Glycine include:
Sivakumaran et al (2015) Selective inhibition of KCC2 leads to hyperexcitability and epileptiform discharges in hippocampal slices and in vivo. Front Cell Neurosci 35 8291. PMID: 26019342.
Kaushal and Schlichter (2008) Mechanisms of microglia-mediated neurotoxicity in a new model of the stroke penumbra. J Neurosci 28 2221. PMID: 18305255.
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