(±)-threo-3-Methylglutamic acid

Cat. No. 0811

()-threo-3-Methylglutamic acid C6H11NO4 [63088-04-0]

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Biological Activity

A potent blocker of glutamate transport; selective for EAAT2 and EAAT4 (IC50 values are 90, 109, 1600 and 1080 μM for EAAT2, EAAT4, EAAT1 and EAAT3 respectively).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in 1eq. NaOH
>98 %
Store at RT

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Eliasof et al (2001) Pharmacological characterization of threo-3-methylglutamic acid with excitatory amino acid transporters in native and recombinant systems. J.Neurochem. 77 550. PMID: 11299317.

Mitrovic et al (1998) Identification of functional domains of the human glutamate transporters EAAT1 and EAAT2. J.Biol.Chem. 273 14698. PMID: 9614067.

Vandenberg et al (1997) Contrasting modes of action of methylglutamate derivatives on the excitatory amino acid transporters, EAAT1 and EAAT2. Mol.Pharmacol. 51 809. PMID: 9145919.

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