Highly selective group II mGlu receptor agonist (EC50 values are 2.69 and 4.48 nM for hmGlu2 and hmGlu3 respectively) that displays > 80-fold selectivity over group I and group III receptors. Provides protection against NMDA-mediated cell death in vitro and offers almost complete protection against CA1 hippocampal damage following global ischemia in gerbils. Orally and systemically active. Caged LY 379268 is also available (Cat. No. 3332).
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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 187.15. 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||5.34 mL||26.72 mL||53.43 mL|
|5 mM||1.07 mL||5.34 mL||10.69 mL|
|10 mM||0.53 mL||2.67 mL||5.34 mL|
|50 mM||0.11 mL||0.53 mL||1.07 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Bond et al (1999) LY379268, a potent and selective group II metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist, is neuroprotective in gerbil global, but not focal cerebral ischaemia. Neurosci.Lett. 273 191 PMID: 10515191
Bond et al (2000) Neuroprotective effects of LY379268, a selective mGlu2/3 receptor agonist: investigations into possible mechanisms of action in vivo. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 294 800 PMID: 10945827
Collado et al (2002) (2S,1'S,2'S,3'R)-2-(2'-carboxy-3'-methylcyclopropyl) glycine is a potent and selective metabotropic group 2 agonist with anxiolytic properties. J.Med.Chem. 45 3619 PMID: 12166935
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16 Citations for LY 379268
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for LY 379268 include:
Johnson (2017) Metabotropic glutamate receptor 2 inhibits thalamically-driven glutamate and dopamine release in the dorsal striatum. Neuropharmacology 117 114 PMID: 28159646
Scholler (2017) Allosteric nanobodies uncover a role of hippocampal mGlu2 receptor homodimers in contextual fear consolidation. Nat Commun 8 1967 PMID: 29213077
Scholler (2017) HTS-compatible FRET-based conformational sensors clarify membrane receptor activation. Nat Chem Biol 13 372 PMID: 28135236
Erlandson et al (2015) The Functional Organization of Neocortical Networks Investigated in Slices with Local Field Recordings and Laser Scanning Photostimulation. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 10 e0132008 PMID: 26134668
Carbonaro et al (2015) The role of 5-HT2A, 5-HT 2C and mGlu2 receptors in the behavioral effects of tryptamine hallucinogens N,N-dimethyltryptamine and N,N-diisopropyltryptamine in rats and mice. J Neurosci 232 275 PMID: 24985890
Trepanier et al (2013) Group II metabotropic glutamate receptors modify N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors via Src kinase. Sci Rep 3 926 PMID: 23378895
Wang et al (2013) Group II metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist LY379268 regulates AMPA receptor trafficking in prefrontal cortical neurons. PLoS One 8 e61787 PMID: 23593498
Vinkers et al (2012) Lifelong CRF overproduction is associated with altered gene expression and sensitivity of discrete GABA(A) and mGlu receptor subtypes. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 219 897 PMID: 21833506
Hinzman et al (2012) Disruptions in the regulation of extracellular glutamate by neurons and glia in the rat striatum two days after diffuse brain injury. J Neurotrauma 29 1197 PMID: 22233432
Moreno et al (2012) Identification of three residues essential for 5-hydroxytryptamine 2A-metabotropic glutamate 2 (5-HT2A-mGlu2) receptor heteromerization and its psychoactive behavioral function. Front Mol Neurosci 287 44301 PMID: 23129762
Durand et al (2011) Reduced cAMP, Akt activation and p65-c-Rel dimerization: mechanisms involved in the protective effects of mGluR3 agonists in cultured astrocytes. PLoS One 6 e22235 PMID: 21779400
Moreno et al (2011) Maternal influenza viral infection causes schizophrenia-like alterations of 5-HT2A and mGlu2 receptors in the adult offspring. J Biol Chem 31 1863 PMID: 21289196
Chen et al (2010) The glutamatergic compounds sarcosine and N-acetylcysteine ameliorate prepulse inhibition deficits in metabotropic glutamate 5 receptor knockout mice. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 209 343 PMID: 20217053
Garcia et al (2010) Cortical regulation of striatal medium spiny neuron dendritic remodeling in parkinsonism: modulation of glutamate release reverses dopamine depletion-induced dendritic spine loss. Cereb Cortex 20 2423 PMID: 20118184
Bellesi and Conti (2010) The mGluR2/3 agonist LY379268 blocks the effects of GLT-1 upregulation on prepulse inhibition of the startle reflex in adult rats. Neuropsychopharmacology 35 1253 PMID: 20072121
Sekizawa et al (2009) A novel postsynaptic group II metabotropic glutamate receptor role in modulating baroreceptor signal transmission. J Neurosci 29 11807 PMID: 19776267
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