Kainate receptor agonist. More potent and possibly more selective than kainate at kainate receptors, as demonstrated in electrophysiological studies.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solubility||Soluble to 50 mM in water|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 311.33. 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||3.21 mL||16.06 mL||32.12 mL|
|5 mM||0.64 mL||3.21 mL||6.42 mL|
|10 mM||0.32 mL||1.61 mL||3.21 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.32 mL||0.64 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Agrawal and Evans (1986) The primary afferent depolarizing action of kainate in the rat. Br.J.Pharmacol. 87 345 PMID: 3513882
Debonnel et al (1989) Domoic acid, the alleged 'mussel toxin', might produce its neurotoxic effect through kainate receptor activation: an electro-physiological study in rat dorsal hippocampus. Can.J.Physiol.Pharmacol. 67 29 PMID: 2540893
Watkins et al (1990) Experiments with kainate and quisqualate agonists and antagonists in relation to the sub-classification of 'non-NMDA' receptors. Excitatory Amino Acids and Synaptic Plasticity. Ed 49 PMID:
Hampson and Manalo (1998) The activation of glutamate receptors by kainic acid and domoic acid. Nat.Toxins 6 153 PMID: 10223631
If you know of a relevant reference for Domoic acid, please let us know.
View Related Products by Product Action
Keywords: Domoic acid, supplier, Potent, selective, kainate, agonists, Glutamate, Kainate, Receptors, iGluR, Ionotropic, Kainate, Receptors, Kainate, Receptors, Tocris Bioscience
Citations for Domoic acid
Citations are publications that use Tocris products.
Currently there are no citations for Domoic acid. Do you know of a great paper that uses Domoic acid from Tocris? If so please let us know.
Reviews for Domoic acid
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review Domoic acid and earn rewards!
Have you used Domoic acid?
Submit a review and receive an Amazon gift card.
$10US/$10CAN/€7/£6 gift card for a review without an image
$25US/$25CAN/€18/£15 gift card for a review with an image
*Offer only valid in the USA / Canada, UK and EuropeSubmit a Review
Literature in this Area
The key feature of drug addiction is the inability to stop using a drug despite clear evidence of harm. This poster describes the brain circuits associated with addiction, and provides an overview of the main classes of addictive drugs and the neurotransmitter systems that they target.
Learning & Memory Poster
Recognition memory enables us to make judgements about whether or not we have encountered a particular stimulus before. This poster outlines the cellular mechanisms underlying recognition memory and its links to long-term depression, as well as the use of pharmacological intervention to assess the role of neurotransmitters in recognition memory.
Peripheral sensitization is the reduction in the threshold of excitability of sensory neurons that results in an augmented response to a given external stimulus. This poster outlines the excitatory and inhibitory signaling pathways involved in modulation of peripheral sensitization. The role of ion channels, GPCRs, neurotrophins, and cytokines in sensory neurons are also described.
Parkinson's disease (PD) causes chronic disability and is the second most common neurodegenerative condition. This poster outlines the neurobiology of the disease, as well as highlighting current therapeutic treatments for symptomatic PD, and emerging therapeutic strategies to delay PD onset and progression.
Schizophrenia is a debilitating psychiatric disorder that affects 1% of the worldwide population. This poster describes the neurobiology of Schizophrenia, as well as highlighting the genetic and environmental factors that play a fundamental role in the etiology of the disease. The current and emerging drug targets are also discussed.