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Cat.No. 2789 - NFPS | C24H24FNO3 | CAS No. 405225-21-0
Description: Selective non-transportable GlyT1 inhibitor
Alternative Names: (±)-NFPS
Chemical Name: N-[3-([1,1-Biphenyl]-4-yloxy)-3-(4-fluorophenyl)propyl]-N-methylglycine
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

Selective, non-transportable inhibitor of GlyT1 which displays no activity at GABA or glutamate receptors (IC50 values are 2.8, 9.8 and  56000 nM for hGlyT1, rGlyT1 and rGlyT2 respectively). Enhances the amplitude of the NMDA component of glutamatergic EPSCs.

R-enantiomer also available.

Technical Data

M. Wt 393.45
Formula C24H24FNO3
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 405225-21-0
PubChem ID 5311283
Smiles FC1=CC=C(C(OC2=CC=C(C3=CC=CC=C3)C=C2)CCN(C)CC(O)=O)C=C1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 3.93 10
ethanol 1.97 5mM with gentle warming

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 393.45. 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 2.54 mL 12.71 mL 25.42 mL
5 mM 0.51 mL 2.54 mL 5.08 mL
10 mM 0.25 mL 1.27 mL 2.54 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.51 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Bergeron et al (1998) Modulation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor function by glycine transport. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 95 15730 PMID:

Harsing Jr. et al (2003) The glycine transporter-1 inhibitors NFPS and Org 24461: a pharmacological study. Pharmacol.Biochem.Behav. 74 881 PMID:

Mallorga et al (2003) Pharmacology and expression analysis of glycine transporter GlyT1 with [3H]-(N-[3-(4'-fluorophenyl)-3-(4'phenylphenoxy)propyl])sarcosine. Neuropharmacology 45 585 PMID: 12941372

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1 Citation for NFPS

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

Romei et al (2016) Colocalization of neurotransmitter transporters on the plasma membrane of the same nerve terminal may reflect cotransmission. Brain Research Bulletin 127 100 PMID: 27565422

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