Discontinued Product

EGLU (Cat. No. 0971) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Highly selective group II mGlu antagonist
Chemical Name: (2S)-α-Ethylglutamic acid
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
Citations (6)
Literature (4)

Biological Activity for EGLU

Selective antagonist of presynaptically-mediated (1S,3S)-ACPD-induced depression of motoneuron excitation in neonatal rat spinal cord; presumed group II mGlu receptor antagonist.

Technical Data for EGLU

M. Wt 175.18
Formula C7H13NO4
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 170984-72-2
PubChem ID 5311079
Smiles N[C@](CCC(O)=O)(CC)C(O)=O

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References for EGLU

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

Jane et al (1996) Potent antagonists at L-AP4- and (1S,3S)-ACPD-sensitive presynaptic metabotropic glutamate recpetors in neonatal rat spinal cord. Neuropharmacology 35 1029 PMID: 9121605

Thomas et al (1996) (S)-α-Ethylglutamic acid and (RS)-α-cyclopropyl-4-phosphonophenylglycine as antagonists of L-AP4- and (1S,3S)-ACPD-induced depression of monosynaptic excitation of neonatal rat motoneurones. Br.J.Pharmacol. 117 70P

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6 Citations for EGLU

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for EGLU include:

Liu et al (2013) Long-term potentiation of synaptic transmission in the adult mouse insular cortex: multielectrode array recordings. J Neurophysiol 110 505 PMID: 23636718

Ster et al (2011) Enhancement of CA3 hippocampal network activity by activation of group II metabotropic glutamate receptors. J Neurosci 108 9993 PMID: 21628565

Scholler (2017) HTS-compatible FRET-based conformational sensors clarify membrane receptor activation. Nat Chem Biol 13 372 PMID: 28135236

Jiang et al (2006) Activation of group III metabotropic glutamate receptors attenuates rotenone toxicity on DArgic neurons through a microtubule-dependent mechanism. J Neurosci 26 4318 PMID: 16624952

Kaushal and Schlichter (2008) Mechanisms of microglia-mediated neurotoxicity in a new model of the stroke penumbra. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 28 2221 PMID: 18305255

Smith and Otis (2005) Pattern-dependent, simultaneous plasticity differentially transforms the input-output relationship of a feedforward circuit. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102 14901 PMID: 16199519

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