Cat. No. 0298

L-trans-2,4-PDC C6H9NO4 [64769-66-0]

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Alternative Name: trans-4-Carboxy-L-proline

Chemical Name: L-trans-Pyrrolidine-2,4-dicarboxylic acid

Biological Activity

Potent, competitive, transportable EAAT1-4 inhibitor/non-transportable EAAT5 inhibitor. Also available as part of the Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter Inhibitor Tocriset™.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
>97 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Zuiderwijk et al (1996) Effects of uptake carrier blockers SK & F 89976-A and L-trans-PDC on in vivo release of amino acids in rat hippocampus. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 307 275. PMID: 8836615.

Mitrovic and Johnston (1994) Regional differences in the inhibition of L-glutamate amd L-aspartate sodium-dependent high affinity uptake systems in rat CNS synaptosomes by L-trans-pyrrolidine-2,4-dicarboxylic threo-3-hydroxy-D-aspartate and D-aspartate. Neurochem.Int. 24 583. PMID: 7981641.

Bridges et al (1991) Conformationally defined neurotransmitter analogues. Selective inhibition of glutamate uptake by one pyrrolidine-2,4-dicarboxylate diastereomer. J.Med.Chem. 34 717. PMID: 1671706.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for L-trans-2,4-PDC include:

Heinrich et al (2012) K+ depolarization evokes ATP, adenosine and glutamate release from glia in rat hippocampus: a microelectrode biosensor study. Br J Pharmacol 167 1003. PMID: 22394324.

Yin and Weiss (2012) Marked synergism between mutant SOD1 and glutamate transport inhibition in the induction of motor neuronal degeneration in spinal cord slice cultures. Brain Res 1448 153. PMID: 22370146.

Beaulé et al (2009) Circadian modulation of gene expression, but not glutamate uptake, in mouse and rat cortical astrocytes. PLoS One 4 e7476. PMID: 19829696.

Young et al (2007) Glutamate receptor expression and chronic glutamate toxicity in rat motor cortex. PLoS One 26 78. PMID: 17240155.

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