MTEP hydrochloride

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Description: Potent and selective mGlu5 antagonist
Chemical Name: 3-((2-Methyl-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)ethynyl)pyridine hydrochloride
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Citations (11)
Literature (5)

Biological Activity for MTEP hydrochloride

MTEP hydrochloride is a potent, selective and non-competitive mGlu5 antagonist (IC50 = 5 nM in Ca2+-flux assay; Ki= 16 nM). Displays anxiolytic activity in vivo and is orally active.

Licensing Information

Manufactured and sold under license from Merck & Co., Inc. for use solely for preclinical research purposes (ie: not for administration to or other use in humans)

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Technical Data for MTEP hydrochloride

M. Wt 236.72
Formula C11H8N2S.HCl
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1186195-60-7
PubChem ID 45073467
Smiles CC1=NC(C#CC2=CN=CC=C2)=CS1.Cl

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Solubility Data for MTEP hydrochloride

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 23.67 100
DMSO 23.67 100

Preparing Stock Solutions for MTEP hydrochloride

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 236.72. 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 4.22 mL 21.12 mL 42.24 mL
5 mM 0.84 mL 4.22 mL 8.45 mL
10 mM 0.42 mL 2.11 mL 4.22 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.42 mL 0.84 mL

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References for MTEP hydrochloride

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

Bradbury et al (2005) Metabotropic glutamate receptor mGlu5 is a mediator of appetite and energy balance in rats and mice. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 313 395 PMID: 15590770

Roppe et al (2004) 5-[(2-Methyl-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)ethynyl]-2,3'-bipyridine: a highly potent, orally active metabotropic glutamate subtype 5 (mGlu5) receptor antagonist with anxiolytic activity. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 14 3993 PMID: 15225713

Klodzinska et al (2004) Anxiolytic-like effects of MTEP, a potent and selective mGlu5 receptor agonist does not involve GABAA signaling. Neuropharmacology 47 342 PMID: 15275823

Cosford et al (2003) 3-[(2-Methyl-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)ethynyl]- pyridine: A potent and highly selective metabotropic glutamate subtype 5 receptor antagonist with anxiolytic activity. J.Med.Chem. 46 204 PMID: 12519057

Brodkin et al (2002) Reduced stress-induced hyperthermia in mGluR5 knockout mice. Eur.J.Neurosci. 16 2241 PMID: 12473093

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11 Citations for MTEP hydrochloride

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

Tronson et al (2010) Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5/Homer interactions underlie stress effects on fear. Addict Biol 68 1007 PMID: 21075228

Reissner et al (2015) Glutamate transporter GLT-1 mediates N-acetylcysteine inhibition of cocaine reinstatement. Elife 20 316 PMID: 24612076

Rosa et al (2015) Neuron-glia signaling in developing retina mediated by neurotransmitter spillover. Mol Brain 4 PMID: 26274565

Guimaraes et al (2015) The metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 role on motor behavior involves specific neural substrates. Cell Death Dis 8 24 PMID: 25885370

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