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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.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
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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.
|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|
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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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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