Cat. No. 3618
Alternative Name: Calcium acetylhomotaurinate
Chemical Name: 3-(Acetylamino)-1-propanesulfonic acid hemicalcium salt
Biological ActivityGABA receptor agonist and modulator of glutamatergic systems. Reduces alcohol consumption in animal models of alcohol addiction.
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Data Sheet
Popp and Lovinger (2000) Interaction of acamprosate with ethanol and spermine on NMDA receptors in primary cultured neurons. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 394 221. PMID: 10771287.
Berton et al (1998) Acamprosate enhances N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor-mediated neurotransmission but inhibits presynaptic GABA(B) receptors in nucleus accumbens neurons. Alcohol Clin.Exp.Res. 22 183. PMID: 9514305.
Spanagel et al (1996) Acamprosate and alcohol: I. Effects on alcohol intake following alcohol deprivation in the rat. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 305 39. PMID: 8813529.
If you know of a relevant reference for this product please let us know.
Citations are publications that use Tocris products.
Do you know of a great paper that uses Acamprosate calcium from Tocris? If so please let us know.
View Related Products by Target
View Related Products by Product Action
Keywords: Acamprosate calcium, supplier, GABA, agonists, receptors, glutamate, modulators, metabotropic, mGlu, mGluR, ionotropic, systems, glutamatergics, Tocris Bioscience, GABAA Receptor Agonist products
Find multiple products by catalog number
Follow @Tocris on Twitter
Tocris is now actively tweeting. For regular updates on news, events and special offers, follow @Tocris on Twitter.