Cat. No. 4259
Chemical Name: (E)-4-(2-Phenylethenyl)-2-pyrimidin
Biological ActivityPositive allosteric modulator of mGlu4 receptors (EC50 = 1.0 μM for human and rat mGlu4 receptors). Orally available and brain penetrant.
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East et al (2010) An orally bioavailable positive allosteric modulator of the mGlu4 receptor with efficacy in an animal model of motor dysfunction. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 20 4901. PMID: 20638279.
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Pershina and Arkhipov (2016) Subacute activation of mGlu4 receptors causes the feedback inhibition of its gene expression in rat brain. Life Sci. 153 50. PMID: 27055390.
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