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Cat.No. 0272 - D-AP3 | CAS No. 128241-72-5
Description: Phosphoserine phosphatase
Chemical Name: D-(-)-2-Amino-3-phosphonopropionic acid

Biological Activity

Antagonist of phosphatidyl inositide-coupled mGlu receptors, less potent than the L-isomer (0273). Potent, and only known competitive inhibitor of phosphoserine phosphatase (more potent than L-isomer).

Technical Data

M. Wt 169.07
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 128241-72-5

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 5.91 mL 29.57 mL 59.15 mL
5 mM 1.18 mL 5.91 mL 11.83 mL
10 mM 0.59 mL 2.96 mL 5.91 mL
50 mM 0.12 mL 0.59 mL 1.18 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Hawkinson et al (1996) The metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonist L-2-amino-3-phosphonopropionic acid inhibits phosphoserine phosphatase. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 307 219 PMID: 8832224

Irving et al (1990) 1S,3R-ACPD stimulates and L-AP3 blocks Ca2+ mobilization in rat cerebellar neurons. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 186 363 PMID: 2289537

Schoepp et al (1990) Stereoselectivity and mode of inhibition of phosphoinositide-coupled excitatory amino acid receptors by 2-amino-3-phosphonopropionic acid. Mol.Pharmacol. 38 222 PMID: 2166902

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