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Description: Selective GABAB antagonist; more potent than Saclofen (Cat. No. 0246)
Chemical Name: (RS)-3-Amino-2-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-hydroxypropyl-sulfonic acid
Citations (2)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for 2-Hydroxysaclofen

2-Hydroxysaclofen is a selective antagonist at GABAB receptors.

Technical Data for 2-Hydroxysaclofen

M. Wt 265.71
Formula C9H12ClNO4S
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 117354-64-0
PubChem ID 1564
Smiles NCC(O)(CS(O)(=O)=O)C1=CC=C(Cl)C=C1

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Solubility Data for 2-Hydroxysaclofen

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 5
1eq. NaOH 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for 2-Hydroxysaclofen

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.76 mL 18.82 mL 37.64 mL
5 mM 0.75 mL 3.76 mL 7.53 mL
10 mM 0.38 mL 1.88 mL 3.76 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.38 mL 0.75 mL

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References for 2-Hydroxysaclofen

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Curtis et al (1988) Baclofen antagonism by 2-hydroxysaclofen in the cat spinal cord. Neurosci.Lett. 92 97 PMID: 2847093

Kerr et al (1988) 2-Hydroxysaclofen: an improved antagonist at central and peripheral GABAB receptors. Neurosci.Lett. 92 92 PMID: 2847092

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2 Citations for 2-Hydroxysaclofen

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for 2-Hydroxysaclofen include:

Piet et al (2004) Physiological contribution of the astrocytic environment of neurons to intersynaptic crosstalk. Nature 101 2151 PMID: 14766975

Piqueras and Martínez (2004) Peripheral GABAB agonists stimulate gastric acid secretion in mice. Br J Pharmacol 142 1038 PMID: 15210585

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