(±)-Nipecotic acid

Discontinued Product

(±)-Nipecotic acid (Cat. No. 0236) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: GABA uptake inhibitor
Chemical Name: (±)-3-Piperidine carboxylic acid
Citations (1)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for (±)-Nipecotic acid

GABA uptake inhibitor. IC50 values are 8, 38, 106 and 2370 μM for hGAT-1, rGAT-2, hGAT-3 and hBGT-1 respectively.

Technical Data for (±)-Nipecotic acid

M. Wt 129.16
Formula C6H11NO2
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 60252-41-7
PubChem ID 4498
Smiles O=C(C1CNCCC1)O

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Product Datasheets for (±)-Nipecotic acid

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References for (±)-Nipecotic acid

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

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

Krogsgaard-Larsen et al (1981) GABA agonists, antagonists and uptake inhibitors. Design and therapeutic aspects. J.Med.Chem. 24 1377 PMID: 6118436

Schousboe et al (1979) Effects of GABA analogues of restricted conformation on GABA transport in astrocytes and brain cortex slices and on GABA binding. J.Neurochem. 33 181 PMID: 458448

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1 Citation for (±)-Nipecotic acid

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (±)-Nipecotic acid include:

Reali et al (2011) GABAergic signalling in a neurogenic niche of the turtle spinal cord. J Physiol 589 5633 PMID: 21911613

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