GT 949

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Description: Potent and selective positive allosteric modulator of EAAT2
Chemical Name: 3-((4-Cyclohexylpiperazin-1-yl)(1-phenethyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl)methyl)-6-methoxyquinolin-2(1H)-one
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for GT 949

GT 949 is a potent and selective EAAT2 positive allosteric modulator (EC50 = 0.26 nM). Enhances the glutamate translocation rate, with no effect on substrate interaction. Enhances glutamate uptake by cultured astrocytes by approximately 58%. Exhibits no significant effect on DAT, SERT and NET or NMDA receptors. Neuroprotective in an in vitro model of excitotoxicity.

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Technical Data for GT 949

M. Wt 527.66
Formula C30H37N7O2
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 460330-27-2
PubChem ID 3195790

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Solubility Data for GT 949

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 52.77 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for GT 949

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 527.66. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.9 mL 9.48 mL 18.95 mL
5 mM 0.38 mL 1.9 mL 3.79 mL
10 mM 0.19 mL 0.95 mL 1.9 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.19 mL 0.38 mL

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References for GT 949

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

Kortagere et al (2018) Identification of novel allosteric modulators of glutamate transporter EAAT2. ACS Chem.Neurosci. 9 522 PMID: 29140675

Falcucci et al (2019) Novel Positive Allosteric Modulators of Glutamate Transport Have Neuroprotective Properties in an in Vitro Excitotoxic Model. ACS Chem.Neurosci. 10 3437 PMID: 31257852

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1 Citation for GT 949

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for GT 949 include:

Zhang et al (2019) Müller Glial Cells Participate in Retinal Waves via Glutamate Transporters and AMPA Receptors. Cell Rep 27 2871 PMID: 31167134

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