Non-specific endogenous agonist at the inhibitory glycine receptor. More selective than taurine (Cat. No. 0209). Also distinguishes between GABA transporters (IC50 values are 19, 58, 110, 1320 and 5690 μM for rGAT-2, hGAT-3, rGAT-3, hBGT-3 and hGAT-1 respectively).
|Storage||Store at RT|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 100 mM in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 89.09. 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||11.22 mL||56.12 mL||112.25 mL|
|5 mM||2.24 mL||11.22 mL||22.45 mL|
|10 mM||1.12 mL||5.61 mL||11.22 mL|
|50 mM||0.22 mL||1.12 mL||2.24 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Borden et al (1994) Tiagabine, SK&F 89976-A, CI 966, and NNC-711 are selective for the cloned GABA transporter GAT-1. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 269 219 PMID: 7851497
Saitoh et al (1994) A novel antagonist, phenylbenzene ω-phosphono-α-amino acid, for strychnine-sensitive glycine receptors in the rat spinal cord. Br.J.Pharmacol. 113 165 PMID: 7812607
Schieden and Betz (1995) Pharmacology of the inhibitory glycine receptor: agonist and antagonist actions of amino acids and piperidine carboxylic acid compounds. Mol.Pharmacol. 48 919 PMID: 7476923
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