Cat. No. 0227

L-Serine C3H7NO3 [56-45-1]

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Chemical Name: β-Hydroxyalanine

Biological Activity

Endogenous agonist at the inhibitory glycine receptor. D-Serine (Cat. No. 0226) also available.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
>99 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Schmeiden and Betz (1995) Pharmacology of the inhibitory glycine receptor: agonist and antagonist actions of amino acids and piperidine carboxylic acid compounds. Mol.Pharmacol. 48 919. PMID: 7476923.

Saitoh et al (1994) A novel antagonist, phenylbenzene ω-phosphono-α-amino acid, for strychnine-sensitive glycine receptors in the rat spinal cord. Br.J.Pharmacol. 113 165. PMID: 7812607.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for L-Serine include:

Potier et al (2010) Contribution of the d-Serine-Dependent Pathway to the Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Cognitive Aging. Front Aging Neurosci 2 1. PMID: 20552041.

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