LY 487379 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 3283
Chemical Name: 2,2,2-Trifluoro-N-[4-(2-methoxyphen
Biological ActivityPositive allosteric modulator selective for mGlu2 receptors. Potentiates glutamate-stimulated [35S]GTPγS binding (EC50 values are 1.7 and > 10 μM for mGlu2 and mGlu3 receptors respectively). Devoid of any activity at mGlu5 and mGlu7 receptors. Promotes cognitive flexibility in a rat model.
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Nikiforuk et al (2010) Effects of a positive allosteric modulator of group II metabotropic glutamate receptors, LY487379, on cognitive flexibility and impulsive-like responding in rats. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 335 665. PMID: 20739457.
Poisik et al (2005) Metabotropic glutamate receptor 2 modulates excitatory synaptic transmission in the rat globus pallidus. Neuropharmacology 49 57. PMID: 15993439.
Johnson et al (2003) Discovery of allosteric potentiators for the metabotropic glutamate 2 receptor: synthesis and subtype selectivity of N-(4-(2-methoxyphenoxy)phenyl)-N-(2,2,-trifluoroethylsulfonyl)pyrid-3-ylmethyl-amine. J.Med.Chem. 46 3189. PMID: 12852748.
Schaffhauser et al (2003) Pharmacological characterization and identification of amino acids involved in the positive modulation of metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 2. Mol.Pharmacol. 64 798. PMID: 14500736.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for LY 487379 hydrochloride include:
Copeland et al (2015) Neuronal activity patterns in the mediodorsal thalamus and related cognitive circuits are modulated by metabotropic glutamate receptors. Nat Commun 92 16. PMID: 25576798.
Motolese et al (2015) Targeting type-2 metabotropic glutamate receptors to protect vulnerable hippocampal neurons against ischemic damage. Neuropharmacology 8 66. PMID: 26496940.
Yin et al (2014) Selective actions of novel allosteric modulators reveal functional heteromers of metabotropic glutamate receptors in the CNS. J Neurosci 34 79. PMID: 24381270.
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