Cat. No. 0188
Chemical Name: (L)-(+)-α-Amino-3,5-dioxo-1,2,4-oxad
Biological ActivityGlutamate receptor agonist acting at AMPA receptors and metabotropic glutamate receptors positively linked to phosphoinositide hydrolysis. Sensitizes neurons in hippocampus to depolarization by L-AP6 (the so called 'quis' effect). Also available as part of the Group I mGlu Receptor Tocriset™.
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Littman et al (1995) Effects of quisqualic acid analogs on metabotropic glutamate receptors coupled to phosphoinositide hydrolysis in rat hippocampus. Neuropharmacology 34 829. PMID: 8532164.
Schulte et al (1994) Utilization of the resolved L-isomer of 2-amino-6-phosphohexanoic acid (L-AP6) as a selective agonist for a quisqualate-sensitized site in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons. Brain Res. 649 203. PMID: 7953634.
Porter et al (1992) (S)-Homoquisqualate: a potent agonist at the glutamate metabotropic receptor. Br.J.Pharmacol. 106 509. PMID: 1324071.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for L-Quisqualic acid include:
Hu and Tu (2015) The roads to mitochondrial dysfunction in a rat model of posttraumatic syringomyelia. Biomed Res Int 2015 831490. PMID: 25685811.
Mansari et al (2015) Effects of acute and sustained administration of vortioxetine on the serotonin system in the hippocampus: electrophysiological studies in the rat brain. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232 2343. PMID: 25665528.
Mansari et al (2015) Restoration of serotonin neuronal firing following long-term administration of bupropion but not paroxetine in olfactory bulbectomized rats. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 18. PMID: 25522394.
Wall et al (2014) Disruption of GRM1-mediated signalling using riluzole results in DNA damage in melanoma cells. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 27 263. PMID: 24330389.
Calò et al (2005) Interactions between ephrin-B and metabotropic glutamate 1 receptors in brain tissue and cultured neurons. J Neurosci 25 2245. PMID: 15745950.
Porter et al (2005) Fenobam: a clinically validated nonbenzodiazepine anxiolytic is a potent, selective, and noncompetitive mGlu5 receptor antagonist with inverse agonist activity. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 315 711. PMID: 16040814.
Ferré et al (2002) Synergistic interaction between adenosine A2A and glutamate mGlu5 receptors: implications for striatal neuronal function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99 11940. PMID: 12189203.
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