Cat. No. 1625
Alternative Name: 3,3'-Difluorobenzaldazine
Chemical Name: [(3-Fluorophenyl)methylene]hydrazon
Biological ActivityNovel allosteric potentiator of the metabotropic glutamate receptor mGlu5. Devoid of agonist activity itself, but potentiates (3 - 6-fold) the action of agonists at mGlu5 without any effect at other mGlu subtypes (EC50 for potentiation = 2 - 5.3 μM).
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Zhang et al (2005) Allosteric potentiators of metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 5 have differential effects on different signaling pathways in cortical astrocytes. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 315 1212. PMID: 16135701.
O'Brien et al (2003) A family of highly selective allosteric modulators of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 5. Mol.Pharmacol. 64 731. PMID: 12920211.
Williams et al (2002) DFB, an allosteric potentiator of mGluR5 4th International Meeting on Metabotropic Glutamat.
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