Cat. No. 4979

Methylmalonate C4H6O4 [516-05-2]

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Chemical Name: 2-Methylpropanedioic acid

Biological Activity

Intracellularly produces malonate, a reversible succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor used to generate Huntington's disease models. Induces apoptotic cell death in striatal neurons.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in 1.1eq. NaOH and to 100 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at RT

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Ehrlich (2012) Huntington's disease and the striatal medium spiny neuron: cell-autonomous and non-cell-autonomous mechanisms of disease. Neurotherapeutics 9 270. PMID: 22441874.

Beal and Ferrante (2004) Experimental therapeutics in transgenic mouse models of Huntington's disease. Nat.Rev.Neurosci. 5 373. PMID: 15100720.

McLaughlin et al (1998) Methylmalonate toxicity in primary neuronal cultures. Neuroscience 86 279. PMID: 9692761.

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