Cat. No. 1302
Alternative Name: UBP 1109
Chemical Name: (S)-3,4-Dicarboxyphenylglycine
Biological ActivityPotent, selective mGlu8a agonist (EC50 = 31 nM). Displays > 100-fold selectivity over mGlu1-7 and displays little or no activity at NMDA and kainate receptors. Increases c-Fos expression in stress-related brain areas following systemic administration in mice in vivo. Also potent anticonvulsant in mice in vivo. Caged (S)-3,4-DCPG (Cat. No. 3330), (RS)-3,4-DCPG (Cat. No. 1394) and (R)-3,4-DCPG (Cat. No. 1395) also available.
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Linden et al (2003) Systemic administration of the potent mGlu8 receptor agonist (S)-3,4-DCPG induces c-Fos in stress-related brain regions in wild-type, but not mGlu8 receptor knockout mice. Neuropharmacology 45 473. PMID: 12907308.
Moldrich et al (2001) Anticonvulsant activity of 3,4-dicarboxyphenylglycines in DBA/2 mice. Neuropharmacology 40 732. PMID: 11311902.
Thomas et al (2001) (S)-3,4-DCPG, a potent and selective mGlu8a receptor agonist activates metabotropic glutamate receptors on primary afferent terminals in the neonatal rat spinal cord. Neuropharmacology 40 311. PMID: 11166323.
Thomas et al (1997) Dicarboxyphenylglycines antagonize AMPA- but not kainate-induced depolarizations in neonatal rat motoneurones. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 338 111. PMID: 9455991.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (S)-3,4-DCPG include:
Broadstock et al (2012) Antiparkinsonian potential of targeting group III metabotropic glutamate receptor subtypes in the rodent substantia nigra pars reticulata. Br J Pharmacol 165 1034. PMID: 21627638.
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