Discontinued ProductUnfortunately A 841720 (Cat. No. 3060) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Potent, non-competitive mGlu1 receptor antagonist that displays 34-fold selectivity over mGlu5 (IC50 values are 10 and 342 nM respectively). Displays no significant activity at a range of other GPCRs, ion channels and transporters. Exhibits analgesic effects; decreases mechanical allodynia in models of neuropathic pain. Also impairs cognitive function.
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 343.45. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.91 mL||14.56 mL||29.12 mL|
|5 mM||0.58 mL||2.91 mL||5.82 mL|
|10 mM||0.29 mL||1.46 mL||2.91 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.29 mL||0.58 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Zheng et al (2005) Structure-activity relationship of triazafluorenone derivatives as potent and selective mGluR1 antagonists. J.Med.Chem. 48 7374 PMID: 16279797
El-Kouhen et al (2006) Blockade of mGluR1 receptor results in analgesia and disruption of motor and cognitive performances: effects of A-841720, a novel non-competitive mGluR1 receptor antagonist. Br.J.Pharmacol. 149 761 PMID: 17016515
More et al (2007) Comparison of the mGluR1 antagonist A-841720 in rats models of pain and cognition. Behav.Pharmacol. 18 273 PMID: 17551319
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1 Citation for A 841720
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for A 841720 include:
Veettil et al (2014) Glutamate secretion and metabotropic glutamate receptor 1 expression during Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection promotes cell proliferation. PLoS Pathog 10 e1004389 PMID: 25299066
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