Cat. No. 2453
Chemical Name: (1R,4R,5S,6R)-4-Amino-2-oxabicyclo[
Biological ActivityHighly selective group II mGlu receptor agonist (EC50 values are 2.69 and 4.48 nM for hmGlu2 and hmGlu3 respectively) that displays > 80-fold selectivity over group I and group III receptors. Provides protection against NMDA-mediated cell death in vitro and offers almost complete protection against CA1 hippocampal damage following global ischemia in gerbils. Orally and systemically active. Caged LY 379268 is also available (Cat. No. 3332).
Licensing InformationSold under license from Eli Lilly and Company
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Collado et al (2002) (2S,1'S,2'S,3'R)-2-(2'-carboxy-3'-methylcyclopropyl) glycine is a potent and selective metabotropic group 2 agonist with anxiolytic properties. J.Med.Chem. 45 3619. PMID: 12166935.
Bond et al (2000) Neuroprotective effects of LY379268, a selective mGlu2/3 receptor agonist: investigations into possible mechanisms of action in vivo. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 294 800. PMID: 10945827.
Bond et al (1999) LY379268, a potent and selective group II metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist, is neuroprotective in gerbil global, but not focal cerebral ischaemia. Neurosci.Lett. 273 191. PMID: 10515191.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for LY 379268 include:
Carbonaro et al (2015) The role of 5-HT2A, 5-HT 2C and mGlu2 receptors in the behavioral effects of tryptamine hallucinogens N,N-dimethyltryptamine and N,N-diisopropyltryptamine in rats and mice. J Neurosci 232 275. PMID: 24985890.
Erlandson et al (2015) The Functional Organization of Neocortical Networks Investigated in Slices with Local Field Recordings and Laser Scanning Photostimulation. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 10 e0132008. PMID: 26134668.
Trepanier et al (2013) Group II metabotropic glutamate receptors modify N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors via Src kinase. Sci Rep 3 926. PMID: 23378895.
Wang et al (2013) Group II metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist LY379268 regulates AMPA receptor trafficking in prefrontal cortical neurons. PLoS One 8 e61787. PMID: 23593498.
Hinzman et al (2012) Disruptions in the regulation of extracellular glutamate by neurons and glia in the rat striatum two days after diffuse brain injury. J Neurotrauma 29 1197. PMID: 22233432.
Moreno et al (2012) Identification of three residues essential for 5-hydroxytryptamine 2A-metabotropic glutamate 2 (5-HT2A-mGlu2) receptor heteromerization and its psychoactive behavioral function. Front Mol Neurosci 287 44301. PMID: 23129762.
Vinkers et al (2012) Lifelong CRF overproduction is associated with altered gene expression and sensitivity of discrete GABA(A) and mGlu receptor subtypes. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 219 897. PMID: 21833506.
Durand et al (2011) Reduced cAMP, Akt activation and p65-c-Rel dimerization: mechanisms involved in the protective effects of mGluR3 agonists in cultured astrocytes. PLoS One 6 e22235. PMID: 21779400.
Moreno et al (2011) Maternal influenza viral infection causes schizophrenia-like alterations of 5-HT2A and mGlu2 receptors in the adult offspring. J Biol Chem 31 1863. PMID: 21289196.
Bellesi and Conti (2010) The mGluR2/3 agonist LY379268 blocks the effects of GLT-1 upregulation on prepulse inhibition of the startle reflex in adult rats. Neuropsychopharmacology 35 1253. PMID: 20072121.
Chen et al (2010) The glutamatergic compounds sarcosine and N-acetylcysteine ameliorate prepulse inhibition deficits in metabotropic glutamate 5 receptor knockout mice. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 209 343. PMID: 20217053.
Garcia et al (2010) Cortical regulation of striatal medium spiny neuron dendritic remodeling in parkinsonism: modulation of glutamate release reverses dopamine depletion-induced dendritic spine loss. Cereb Cortex 20 2423. PMID: 20118184.
Sekizawa et al (2009) A novel postsynaptic group II metabotropic glutamate receptor role in modulating baroreceptor signal transmission. J Neurosci 29 11807. PMID: 19776267.
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