(±)-Nipecotic acid

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Cat.No. 0236 - (±)-Nipecotic acid | C6H11NO2 | CAS No. 60252-41-7
Description: GABA uptake inhibitor
Chemical Name: (±)-3-Piperidine carboxylic acid
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

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

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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Solubility Data

SolubilitySoluble to 100 mM in water

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 129.16. 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 7.74 mL 38.71 mL 77.42 mL
5 mM 1.55 mL 7.74 mL 15.48 mL
10 mM 0.77 mL 3.87 mL 7.74 mL
50 mM 0.15 mL 0.77 mL 1.55 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

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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