Cat. No. 5033

2-MPPA C8H14O4S [254737-29-6]

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Chemical Name: 2-(3-Mercaptopropyl)pentanedioic acid

Biological Activity

Selective 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.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at -20°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

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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