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Description: Potent kainate antagonist; displays selectivity for GluK1-containing receptors
Chemical Name: (S)-1-(2-Amino-2-carboxyethyl)-3-(2-carboxy-5-phenylthiophene-3-yl-methyl)-5-methylpyrimidine-2,4-dione
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for ACET

ACET is a potent and selective GluK1 (formerly GluR5) containing kainate receptor antagonist (IC50 = 7 nM) that displays selectivity over GluK2 (formerly GluR6) containing kainate, NMDA, AMPA and group I mGlu receptors. Reversibly blocks induction of NMDA receptor-independent long term potentiation (LTP) in vitro at nanomolar concentrations.

Please refer to IUPHAR Guide to Pharmacology for the most recent naming conventions.

Technical Data for ACET

M. Wt 429.45
Formula C20H19N3O6S
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 936095-50-0
PubChem ID 16125102
Smiles O=C(C(C)=CN1C[C@@H](C(O)=O)N)N(CC2=C(C(O)=O)SC(C3=CC=CC=C3)=C2)C1=O

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Solubility Data for ACET

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 8.59 20
3eq. NaOH 4.29 10

Preparing Stock Solutions for ACET

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.2 mM 11.64 mL 58.21 mL 116.43 mL
1 mM 2.33 mL 11.64 mL 23.29 mL
2 mM 1.16 mL 5.82 mL 11.64 mL
10 mM 0.23 mL 1.16 mL 2.33 mL

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References for ACET

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

Dolman et al (2007) Synthesis and pharmacological characterisation of N3-substituted willardiine derivatives: role of the substituent at the 5-position of the uracil ring in the development of highly potent and selective GLUK5 kainate receptor antagonis J.Med.Chem. 50 1558 PMID: 17348638

Dargan et al (2009) ACET is a highly potent and specific kainate receptor antagonist: Characterisation and effects on hippocampal mossy fibre function. Neuropharmacology 56 121 PMID: 18789344

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2 Citations for ACET

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for ACET include:

Granger and Nicoll (2014) LTD expression is independent of glutamate receptor subtype. J Virol 6 15 PMID: 25071549

Kiyama et al (2019) Essential Roles of Tbr1 in the Formation and Maintenance of the Orientation-Selective J-RGCs and a Group of OFF-Sustained RGCs in Mouse. Cell Rep 27 900 PMID: 30995485

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