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Biological Activity for Quinolinic acid
Quinolinic acid is an endogenous NMDA agonist and transmitter candidate. May distinguish between NMDA receptor subtypes.
Technical Data for Quinolinic acid
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The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for Quinolinic acid
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Preparing Stock Solutions for Quinolinic acid
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 167.12. 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|
|0.5 mM||11.97 mL||59.84 mL||119.67 mL|
|2.5 mM||2.39 mL||11.97 mL||23.93 mL|
|5 mM||1.2 mL||5.98 mL||11.97 mL|
|25 mM||0.24 mL||1.2 mL||2.39 mL|
References for Quinolinic acid
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Monaghan and Beaton (1991) Quinolinate differentiates between forebrain and cerebellar NMDA receptors. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 194 123 PMID: 1676371
Prada de Carvalho et al (1996) The endogenous agonist quinolinic acid and the non-endogenous homoquinolinic acid discriminate between NMDAR2 receptor subunits. Neurochem.Int. 28 445 PMID: 8740453
Stone and Burton (1988) NMDA receptors and ligands in the vertebrate CNS. Prog.Neurobiol. 30 333 PMID: 2830636
Stone and Perkins (1981) Quinolinic acid: a potent endogenous excitant at amino acid receptors in the rat CNS. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 72 411 PMID: 6268428
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1 Citation for Quinolinic acid
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Tsutsui-Kimura et al (2015) Milnacipran remediates impulsive deficits in rats with lesions of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Nat Commun 18 PMID: 25522418
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