RuBi-Glutamate

Cat. No. 3574

RuBi-Glutamate C28H32N5O4PRu.2NaPF6

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Chemical Name: (bis(2,2'-Bipyridine-N,N')trimethylphosphine)-(S)-1-aminopropane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid ruthenium(2+) complex sodium hexafluorophosphate salt

Biological Activity

Ruthenium-bipyridine-trimethylphosphine caged glutamate that can be excited by visible wavelengths and releases glutamate after one- or two-photon excitation. Has high quantum efficiency and can be used at low concentrations, partly avoiding blockade of GABAergic transmission seen with other caged glutamate compounds. Displays high spatial resolution and generates excitatory responses in individual dendritic spines with physiological kinetics.

Licensing Information

Sold under licence from Columbia University

Technical Data

M.Wt:
970.54
Formula:
C28H32N5O4PRu.2NaPF6
Solubility:
Soluble to 20 mM in water
Storage:
Store at -20°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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Salierno et al (2010) A fast ruthenium polypyridine cage complex photoreleases glutamate with visible or IR light in one and two photon regimes. J.Inorg.Biochem. 104 418. PMID: 20060592.

Fino et al (2009) RuBi-Glutamate: two-photon and visible-light photoactivation of neurons and dendritic spines. Front.Neural Circuits 3 1. PMID: 19506708.

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