Cat. No. 5033
Chemical Name: 2-(3-Mercaptopropyl)pentanedioic acid
Biological ActivitySelective glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCP II) inhibitor (IC50 = 90 nM). Selective for GCP II over NMDA, kainate and AMPA glutamate receptors and MMP-1, -2, -3, -7, -9, ACE and NEP metalloproteases. Antinociceptive in a rat model of neuropathic pain and protects against motor neuron death in familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis mice. Orally bioavailable.
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Vornov et al (2013) Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of the glutamate carboxypeptidase II inhibitor 2-MPPA show prolonged alleviation of neuropathic pain through an indirect mechanism. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 346 406. PMID: 23776202.
Ghadge et al (2003) Glutamate carboxypeptidase II inhibition protects motor neurons from death in familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis models. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 100 9554. PMID: 12876198.
Majer et al (2003) Synthesis and biological evaluation of thiol-based inhibitors of glutamate carboxypeptidase II: discovery of an orally active GCP II inhibitor. J.Med.Chem. 46 1989. PMID: 12723961.
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