Cat. No. 0225
Chemical Name: Pyridine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid
Biological ActivityEndogenous NMDA agonist and transmitter candidate. May distinguish between NMDA receptor subtypes.
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Prada de Carvalho et al (1996) The endogenous agonist quinolinic acid and the non-endogenous homoquinolinic acid discriminate between NMDAR2 receptor subunits. Neurochem.Int. 28 445. PMID: 8740453.
Monaghan and Beaton (1991) Quinolinate differentiates between forebrain and cerebellar NMDA receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 194 123. PMID: 1676371.
Stone and Burton (1988) NMDA receptors and ligands in the vertebrate CNS. Prog.Neurobiol. 30 333. PMID: 2830636.
Stone and Perkins (1981) Quinolinic acid: a potent endogenous excitant at amino acid receptors in the rat CNS. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 72 411. PMID: 6268428.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Quinolinic acid include:
Tsutsui-Kimura et al (2015) Milnacipran remediates impulsive deficits in rats with lesions of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Nat Commun 18. PMID: 25522418.
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